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Berezanskite Mineral Data

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General Berezanskite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: KLi3Ti2Si12O30
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 972.69 gm
   Potassium   4.02 %  K     4.84 % K2O
   Lithium     2.14 %  Li    4.61 % Li2O
   Titanium    9.84 %  Ti   16.42 % TiO2
   Silicon    34.65 %  Si   74.13 % SiO2
   Oxygen     49.35 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: KLi3Ti2Si12O30
Help on Environment: Environment: Occurs in a block of perialkaline pegmatite in the moraine of the Dara-i-Pioz glacier. Possible titanium dominant analog of brannockite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1997 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: The moraine at the Dara-i-Pioz glacier in the Pamir Mountains, Garm region, Tadzhikistan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after Anatolyi Vladimirovich Berezanskii (b. 1948), who mapped the geology of remote areas of the Turkestan-Alai range, in Tajikistan.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Berezanskite + Pronunciation Say BEREZANSKITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1996-041