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Cryolithionite Mineral Data

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General Cryolithionite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na3Li3Al2F12
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 371.74 gm
   Sodium    18.55 %  Na   25.01 % Na2O
   Lithium    5.60 %  Li   12.06 % Li2O
   Aluminum  14.52 %  Al   27.43 % Al2O3
   Fluorine  61.33 %  F    61.33 % F
               -   %   F   -25.82 % -O=F2    
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na3Li3Al2F12
Help on Environment: Environment: Granite pegmatites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1904
Help on Locality: Locality: Ivigtut and Arksukfiord, West Greenland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its similarity to CRYOlite and high LITHIum content.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 9923
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