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Calcioancylite-(Nd) Mineral Data

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General Calcioancylite-(Nd) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaNd(CO3)2(OH)•(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 339.36 gm
   Calcium    11.81 %  Ca   16.52 % CaO
   Hydrogen    0.89 %  H     7.96 % H2O
   Carbon      7.08 %  C    25.94 % CO2
   Neodymium  42.50 %  Nd   49.58 % Nd2O3
   Oxygen     37.72 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaNd(CO3)2(OH)•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Miarolitic cavity in granite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1991
Help on Locality: Locality: Baveno, Piedmont, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition and from the Greek "curved," in allusion to the rounded and distorted character of the crystals.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Calcioancylite-(Nd) + Pronunciation Say CALCIOANCYLITE-(ND)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Calcio-ancylite-(Nd) - Renamed Calcioancylite-(Nd) by Mineralogical Record, v39 (2008), p131
  IMA1989-008