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Davanite Mineral Data

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General Davanite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: K2TiSi6O15
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 450.78 gm
   Potassium  14.47 %  K
   Titanium    9.04 %  Ti
   Silicon    31.55 %  Si
   Oxygen     44.94 %  O
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: K1.98Ti1.01Si6.01O15.03
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in contact metamorphic rocks in an alkalic massif (Murun massif, Russia); of magmatic origin, lining vugs in lamproites (Smoky Butte, Montana, USA).
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1984
Help on Locality: Locality: Murun massif, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the Davan Stream near the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Davanite Say DAVANITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 46012
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