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Dovyrenite Mineral Data

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General Dovyrenite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca6Zr[Si2O7]2(OH)4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 728.49 gm
   Calcium    31.57 %  Ca   44.18 % CaO
   Hafnium     0.10 %  Hf    0.12 % HfO2
   Magnesium   0.08 %  Mg    0.13 % MgO
   Zirconium  12.40 %  Zr   16.75 % ZrO2
   Titanium    0.03 %  Ti    0.05 % TiO2
   Manganese   0.02 %  Mn    0.02 % MnO
   Niobium     0.03 %  Nb    0.04 % Nb2O5
   Iron        0.21 %  Fe    0.28 % FeO
   Silicon    15.42 %  Si   32.99 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    0.61 %  H     5.46 % H2O
   Oxygen     39.53 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca5.73Mg0.02Fe2+0.02Mn2+0.002Hf0.004Zr0.99Nb0.002Ti0.005Si4(O)13.58OH4.41
Help on Environment: Environment: Skarned carbonate xenoliths in a foshagite-vesuvianite skarn. New structure, possible heterophyllosilicate.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2007 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Dovyren Bald Mountain (Ioko-Dovyren layered massif), Siberia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the locality.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2007-002