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Bazirite Mineral Data

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General Bazirite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: BaZrSi3O9
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 456.80 gm
   Barium     30.06 %  Ba   33.57 % BaO
   Zirconium  19.97 %  Zr   26.98 % ZrO2
   Silicon    18.44 %  Si   39.46 % SiO2
   Oxygen     31.52 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: BaZrSi3O9
Help on Environment: Environment: A late-stage interstitial mineral in aegrine-riebeckite granite (Rockall Island, Scotland).
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1978
Help on Locality: Locality: On Apex Ridge, Rockall Island, in the North Atlantic Ocean, 294 km west of St. Kilda Island, Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Barium and ZIRconium in the composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Bazirite Say BAZIRITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 71005
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