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Chromceladonite Mineral Data

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General Chromceladonite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: KCrMg(Si4O10)(OH)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 421.75 gm
   Potassium   9.27 %  K    11.17 % K2O
   Magnesium   5.76 %  Mg    9.56 % MgO
   Chromium   12.33 %  Cr   16.12 % CrO
   Silicon    26.64 %  Si   56.99 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    0.48 %  H     4.27 % H2O
   Oxygen     45.52 %  O
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             100.00 %       98.10 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: KCrMgSi4O10(OH)2
Help on Environment: Environment: Matasomatic-hydrothermal mineral in a U-V deposit. Cr-analogue of celadonite
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1999 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Padma uranium-vanadium deposit, southern Karelia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its Cr content and the relationship to celadonite.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1999-024