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Ancylite-(Ce) Mineral Data

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General Ancylite-(Ce) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: SrCe(CO3)2(OH)•(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 382.78 gm
   Strontium  22.89 %  Sr   27.07 % SrO
   Cerium     36.60 %  Ce   42.87 % Ce2O3
   Hydrogen    0.79 %  H     7.06 % H2O
   Carbon      6.28 %  C    23.00 % CO2
   Oxygen     33.44 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: SrCe(CO3)2(OH)•(H2O)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1899
Help on Locality: Locality: Narsarsuk, Greenland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition and from the Greek "curved," in allusion to the rounded and distorted character of the crystals.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ancylite-(Ce) Say ANCYLITE-(CE)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 4242
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