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Beryllonite Mineral Data

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General Beryllonite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NaBePO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 126.97 gm
   Sodium      18.11 %  Na   24.41 % Na2O
   Beryllium    7.10 %  Be   19.70 % BeO
   Phosphorus  24.39 %  P    55.90 % P2O5
   Oxygen      50.40 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NaBe(PO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: Occurs as a rare secondary mineral in granitic and alkalic pegmatites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1888
Help on Locality: Locality: In the USA, in Maine, found on Sugarloaf Mountain, near Stoneham, at the Dunton quarry and the Bell Pit, Newry, Oxford Co., and other minor occurrences. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For one of the major constituents in the composition, BERYLLium.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Beryllonite + Pronunciation Say BERYLLONITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 9271
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