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Buchwaldite Mineral Data

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General Buchwaldite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NaCaPO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 158.04 gm
   Sodium      14.55 %  Na   19.61 % Na2O
   Calcium     25.36 %  Ca   35.48 % CaO
   Phosphorus  19.60 %  P    44.91 % P2O5
   Oxygen      40.49 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NaCa(PO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: As inclusions in troilite nodules in an iron meteorite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1977
Help on Locality: Locality: In the Agpalilik and other fragments of the Cape York iron meteorite. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: To honor Dr. Vagn Fabius Buchwald (1929- ), Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark, for his contributions to the study of iron meteorites.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Buchwaldite + Pronunciation Say BUCHWALDITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 35629 ?
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