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Danalite Mineral Data

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General Danalite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Fe++4Be3(SiO4)3S
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 558.74 gm
   Beryllium   4.84 %  Be   13.43 % BeO
   Iron       39.98 %  Fe   51.43 % FeO
   Silicon    15.08 %  Si   32.26 % SiO2
   Sulfur      5.74 %  S     5.74 % S2-
                -   %  S    -2.86 % -O=S 
   Oxygen     34.36 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+4Be3(SiO4)3S
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1866
Help on Locality: Locality: Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after James Dwight Dana (1813-1895), American mineralogist and author of the Dana mineral classification.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Danalite Say DANALITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 201639
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