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Clinobarylite Mineral Data

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General Clinobarylite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: BaBe2Si2O7
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 327.37 gm
   Barium     43.21 %  Ba   48.24 % BaO
   Beryllium   5.42 %  Be   15.05 % BeO
   Silicon    17.16 %  Si   36.71 % SiO2
   Oxygen     34.21 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ba1.03Be1.97(Si2O7)
Help on Environment: Environment: Alkaline pegmatite veins at Yukspor Mountain. Dimorphous with barylite; structure determined. Possible polytype barylite-2O.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2003 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Khibiny massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Non-orthogonal dimorph of barylite.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2002-015