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Biachellaite Mineral Data

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General Biachellaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Na,Ca,K)8(Si6Al6O24)(SO4)2(OH)0.5•H2O
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,172.24 gm
   Potassium   0.83 %  K     1.00 % K2O
   Sodium      9.32 %  Na   12.56 % Na2O
   Calcium    10.26 %  Ca   14.35 % CaO
   Aluminum   13.81 %  Al   26.09 % Al2O3
   Silicon    14.38 %  Si   30.75 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    0.21 %  H     1.92 % H2O
   Sulfur      5.47 %  S    13.66 % SO3
   Oxygen     45.72 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.34 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na4.75Ca3K0.25Si6Al6O24(SO4)2(OH)0.5�(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Cancrinite group
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2007
Help on Locality: Locality: Biachella Valley, Sacrofano municipality, Rome province, Latium region, Italy Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2007-044