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Barioperovskite Mineral Data

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General Barioperovskite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: BaTiO3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 228.97 gm
   Barium    58.18 %  Ba   64.95 % BaO
   Titanium  20.49 %  Ti   34.19 % TiO2
   Silicon    0.37 %  Si    0.79 % SiO2
   Oxygen    20.96 %  O
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            100.00 %       99.93 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ba0.97Ti0.98Si0.03O3
Help on Environment: Environment: Found as micron-sized inclusions in benitoite crystal. Perovskite group
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2006 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Benitoite Mine, New Idria District, San Benito County, California, USA Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the barium analoge of perovskite.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2006-040