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Baghdadite Mineral Data

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General Baghdadite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca3(Zr,Ti)Si2O9
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 400.79 gm
   Calcium    30.00 %  Ca   41.98 % CaO
   Zirconium  17.07 %  Zr   23.06 % ZrO2
   Titanium    2.99 %  Ti    4.98 % TiO2
   Silicon    14.02 %  Si   29.98 % SiO2
   Oxygen     35.93 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca3Zr0.75Ti0.25Si2O9
Help on Environment: Environment: In a melilite skarn in contact with banded diorite, in roof pendant xenoliths of calc-silicate marbles and hornfels.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1982
Help on Locality: Locality: In Dupezeh Mountain, near Hero Town, Qala-Diza region, northeastern Iraq. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Baghdad, the capital of Iraq.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Baghdadite + Pronunciation Say BAGHDADITE