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Ecandrewsite Mineral Data

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General Ecandrewsite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Zn,Fe++,Mn++)TiO3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 157.27 gm
   Titanium   30.44 %  Ti   50.79 % TiO2
   Manganese   6.99 %  Mn    9.02 % MnO
   Zinc       24.95 %  Zn   31.05 % ZnO
   Iron        7.10 %  Fe    9.14 % FeO
   Oxygen     30.52 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Zn0.6Fe2+0.2Mn2+0.2TiO3
Help on Environment: Environment: In quartz-rich metasediments of the amphibolite-granulite facies.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1988
Help on Locality: Locality: Melbourne Rockwell mine, Little Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Ernest Clayton Andrews (1870-1948), New South Wales government geologist, who mapped the Broken Hill Region.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ecandrewsite + Pronunciation Say ECANDREWSITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 22382
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