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Calcjarlite Mineral Data

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General Calcjarlite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na(Ca,Sr)3Al3(F,OH)16
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 555.84 gm
   Sodium      4.14 %  Na    5.58 % Na2O
   Strontium  11.82 %  Sr   13.98 % SrO
   Calcium    16.22 %  Ca   22.70 % CaO
   Aluminum   14.56 %  Al   27.52 % Al2O3
   Hydrogen    0.73 %  H     6.48 % H2O
   Oxygen     11.51 %  O
   Fluorine   41.02 %  F    41.02 % F
                -   %   F   -17.27 % -O=F2    
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NaCa2.25Sr0.75Al3F12(OH)4
Help on Environment: Environment: In a fluorite vein in quartz-mica schists.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1973
Help on Locality: Locality: From an undefined locality on the upper right Noyba River, left tributary to the Teya River, Yenisei Ridge, Siberia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: As a CALCium analog of "jarlite."
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Calcjarlite + Pronunciation Say CALCJARLITE