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Colquiriite Mineral Data

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General Colquiriite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaLiAlF6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 187.99 gm
   Lithium    3.69 %  Li    7.95 % Li2O
   Calcium   21.32 %  Ca   29.83 % CaO
   Aluminum  14.35 %  Al   27.12 % Al2O3
   Fluorine  60.64 %  F    60.64 % F
               -   %   F   -25.53 % -O=F2    
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaLiAlF6
Help on Environment: Environment: Rare accessory species in tin mine. Synthetic material used for laser crystals.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1980
Help on Locality: Locality: Colquiri mine, Colquiri, Bolivia Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the locality.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 39699
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