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Bazzite Mineral Data

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General Bazzite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Be3(Sc,Al)2Si6O18
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 564.46 gm
   Scandium   11.95 %  Sc   18.32 % Sc2O3
   Beryllium   4.79 %  Be   13.29 % BeO
   Aluminum    2.39 %  Al    4.52 % Al2O3
   Silicon    29.85 %  Si   63.87 % SiO2
   Oxygen     51.02 %  O
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             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Be3Sc1.5Al0.5Si6O18
Help on Environment: Environment: Pegmatites and alpine-vein rocks.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1915
Help on Locality: Locality: Lake Maggiore, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the Italian engineer, A. E. Bazzi.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Bazzite Say BAZZITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 90829
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