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Clinohedrite Mineral Data

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General Clinohedrite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaZnSiO4•(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 215.57 gm
   Calcium   18.59 %  Ca   26.01 % CaO
   Zinc      30.33 %  Zn   37.76 % ZnO
   Silicon   13.03 %  Si   27.87 % SiO2
   Hydrogen   0.94 %  H     8.36 % H2O
   Oxygen    37.11 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaZn(SiO4)•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: In a metamorphosed stratiform zinc orebody.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1898
Help on Locality: Locality: Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Greek "klino", for incline, and "hedra", for face, for the inclined facial character of the crystal morphology.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Clinohedrite + Pronunciation Say CLINOHEDRITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 200432
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