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Cymrite Mineral Data

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General Cymrite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: BaAl2Si2O8•(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 393.47 gm
   Barium    34.90 %  Ba   38.97 % BaO
   Aluminum  13.71 %  Al   25.91 % Al2O3
   Silicon   14.28 %  Si   30.54 % SiO2
   Hydrogen   0.51 %  H     4.58 % H2O
   Oxygen    36.60 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: BaAl2Si2O8•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Bedded manganese ore deposits that have undergone low- and medium-grade metamorphism.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1949
Help on Locality: Locality: Bennalt mine, Rhiw, Carnarvonshire, Scotland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Cymru, the old Welsh name for Wales.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 39400
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