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General Davisite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca(Sc,Ti+++,Mg,Ti++++)AlSiO6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 235.70 gm
   Calcium    16.83 %  Ca
   Yttrium     0.38 %  Y
   Magnesium   1.65 %  Mg
   Zirconium   1.55 %  Zr
   Scandium    9.54 %  Sc
   Titanium    5.28 %  Ti
   Aluminum   11.10 %  Al
   Vanadium    0.43 %  V
   Iron        0.24 %  Fe
   Silicon    12.27 %  Si
   Oxygen     40.73 %  O
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca0.99Sc0.5Ti0.16Mg0.16Ti0.1Zr0.04V3+0.02Fe2+0.01Y0.01Si1.03Al0.97O6
Help on Environment: Environment: Observed in an ultra-refractory inclusion. Pyroxene group.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2008 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Allende meteorite, Pueblito de Allende, Chihuahua, Mexico Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Andrew M. Davis (b 1950), Professor of Cosmochemistry at the University of Chicago, in honor of his outstanding contributions to meteorite research.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2008-030