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Carbocernaite Mineral Data

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General Carbocernaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Ca,Na)(Sr,Ce,Ba)(CO3)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 264.16 gm
   Barium      5.20 %  Ba    5.80 % BaO
   Sodium      2.18 %  Na    2.93 % Na2O
   Strontium  19.90 %  Sr   23.54 % SrO
   Calcium    11.38 %  Ca   15.92 % CaO
   Cerium     15.91 %  Ce   18.64 % Ce2O3
   Carbon      9.09 %  C    33.32 % CO2
   Oxygen     36.34 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.15 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca0.75Na0.25Sr0.6Ce0.3Ba0.1(CO3)2
Help on Environment: Environment: Accessory mineral in dolomiteļæ½calcite carbonatite associated with an alkaline ultramafic massif.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1961
Help on Locality: Locality: Vuoriyarvi carbonatite complex, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the essential chemical components, CARBOnate, CERium, and sodium, Natrium.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 201461
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