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Edingtonite Mineral Data

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General Edingtonite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: BaAl2Si3O10•4(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 507.60 gm
   Barium    27.05 %  Ba   30.21 % BaO
   Aluminum  10.63 %  Al   20.09 % Al2O3
   Silicon   16.60 %  Si   35.51 % SiO2
   Hydrogen   1.59 %  H    14.20 % H2O
   Oxygen    44.13 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: BaAl2Si3O10•4(H2O)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1825
Help on Locality: Locality: Kilpatrick Hills, near Glasgow, Dumbarton, Scotland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the discoverer of the mineral, Edington from Glasgow, Scotland.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Edingtonite + Pronunciation Say EDINGTONITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Antiedrite
  ICSD 29516
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