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General Aqualite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (H3O)8(Na,K,Sr)5Ca6Zr3Si26O66(OH)9Cl
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,812.45 gm
   Potassium   2.09 %  K     2.51 % K2O
   Sodium      2.45 %  Na    3.31 % Na2O
   Strontium   1.56 %  Sr    1.84 % SrO
   Calcium     8.55 %  Ca   11.96 % CaO
   Zirconium   9.73 %  Zr   13.14 % ZrO2
   Silicon    25.96 %  Si   55.55 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    1.18 %  H    10.57 % H2O
   Chlorine    1.26 %  Cl    1.26 % Cl
                -   %   Cl   -0.28 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen     47.22 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %       99.86 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: H3O8Na3K1.5Sr0.5Ca6Zr3Si26O66(OH)9Cl
Help on Environment: Environment: Eudialyte group; structure determined
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2002 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2002-066