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Calzirtite Mineral Data

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General Calzirtite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaZr3TiO9
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 505.62 gm
   Calcium     7.93 %  Ca   11.09 % CaO
   Zirconium  54.13 %  Zr   73.11 % ZrO2
   Titanium    9.47 %  Ti   15.80 % TiO2
   Oxygen     28.48 %  O
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             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaZr3TiO9
Help on Environment: Environment: A characteristic accessory mineral in alkalic and ultramafic complexes associated with carbonatites; typically found in residual soils and alluvium.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1961
Help on Locality: Locality: In Russia, from [the Gornoozerskii massif,] near lake Gornoe, Aldan, eastern Siberia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For CALcium and ZIR conium in its composition.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 32543
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