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Chukhrovite-(Y) Mineral Data

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General Chukhrovite-(Y) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca3(Y,Ce)Al2(SO4)F13•10(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 799.10 gm
   Calcium   15.05 %  Ca   21.05 % CaO
   Cerium     4.38 %  Ce    5.13 % Ce2O3
   Yttrium    8.34 %  Y    10.60 % Y2O3
   Aluminum   6.75 %  Al   12.76 % Al2O3
   Hydrogen   2.52 %  H    22.54 % H2O
   Sulfur     4.01 %  S    10.02 % SO3
   Oxygen    28.03 %  O
   Fluorine  30.91 %  F    30.91 % F
               -   %   F   -13.01 % -O=F2    
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca3Y0.75Ce0.25Al2(SO4)F13•10(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxidation zone of a Mo�W deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1960
Help on Locality: Locality: Kara-Oba Mo-�W deposit, Bet-Pak-Dal Desert, central Kazakhstan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Fedor Vasilevich Chukhrov (1908�1988), Russian mineralogist, Director, Institute of Geology of Ore Deposits, Petrology, Mineralogy, and Geochemistry, Moscow, Russia.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 100728
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