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Asbecasite Mineral Data

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General Asbecasite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca3(Ti,Sn)As+++6Si2Be2O20
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,057.85 gm
   Calcium    10.23 %  Ca   14.31 % CaO
   Titanium    3.17 %  Ti    5.29 % TiO2
   Beryllium   1.70 %  Be    4.73 % BeO
   Aluminum    0.77 %  Al    1.45 % Al2O3
   Silicon     5.31 %  Si   11.36 % SiO2
   Tin         1.12 %  Sn    1.42 % SnO2
   Arsenic    47.45 %  As   62.65 % As2O3
   Oxygen     30.25 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      101.21 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca2.7Ti0.7Sn0.1As6.7Si2Al0.3Be2O20
Help on Environment: Environment: On cleft faces in orthogneiss.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1966
Help on Locality: Locality: East flank of Pizzo Cervandone, Alpe Devero, Val d'Aosta, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: The name origin for Asbecasite is the main elements: As,Be,Ca,Si.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Asbecasite + Pronunciation Say ASBECASITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 74290
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