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Dmisteinbergite Mineral Data

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General Dmisteinbergite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaAl2Si2O8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 278.21 gm
   Calcium   14.41 %  Ca   20.16 % CaO
   Aluminum  19.40 %  Al   36.65 % Al2O3
   Silicon   20.19 %  Si   43.19 % SiO2
   Oxygen    46.01 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaAl2Si2O8
Help on Environment: Environment: Sublimate (700-900 deg C) form burning coal dump.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1990
Help on Locality: Locality: Kopeysk, Chelyabinsk coal basin, southern Ural mountains, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Dmitri Sergeievich Steinberg (1910-1992), Russian petrographer, Institute of Geology, Ekaterinburg, Russa.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Dmisteinbergite + Pronunciation Say DMISTEINBERGITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 26486
  IMA1989-010
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