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Bogvadite Mineral Data

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General Bogvadite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na2SrBa2Al4F20
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 896.15 gm
   Barium     30.65 %  Ba   34.22 % BaO
   Sodium      5.13 %  Na    6.92 % Na2O
   Strontium   9.78 %  Sr   11.56 % SrO
   Aluminum   12.04 %  Al   22.76 % Al2O3
   Fluorine   42.40 %  F    42.40 % F
                -   %   F   -17.85 % -O=F2    
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na2SrBa2Al4F20
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1988
Help on Locality: Locality: Ivigtut, Greenland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Richard Bogvad (1952-), Danish, former chief geologist of the cryolite mining company.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Bogvadite + Pronunciation Say BOGVADITE