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Azoproite Mineral Data

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General Azoproite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Mg,Fe++)2(Fe+++,Ti,Mg)BO5
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 186.49 gm
   Magnesium  26.98 %  Mg   44.74 % MgO
   Titanium    9.24 %  Ti   15.42 % TiO2
   Iron       14.97 %  Fe    5.01 % FeO / 15.84 % Fe2O3
   Boron       5.91 %  B    19.04 % B2O3
   Oxygen     42.90 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.04 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mg1.82Fe2+0.13Fe3+0.37Ti0.36Mg0.25B1.02O5
Help on Environment: Environment: Late-stage mineral in the border zone in magnesian contact-metamorphic rocks associated with syenites
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1970
Help on Locality: Locality: Tazheran alkalic massif, west of Lake Baikal, eastern Siberia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from a Russian acronym honoring the Study of Deep Zones of the Earth�s Crust (AZOPRO in Russian) sponsored in 1969 by the International Geological Association.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Azoproite + Pronunciation Say AZOPROITE