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Ertixiite Mineral Data

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General Ertixiite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na2Si4O9
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 302.32 gm
   Sodium   15.21 %  Na   20.50 % Na2O
   Silicon  37.16 %  Si   79.50 % SiO2
   Oxygen   47.63 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na2Si4O9
Help on Environment: Environment: Miarolytic cavities in Ta-Nb-Be pegmatites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1985
Help on Locality: Locality: Altai No. 3 pegmatite, Ertixi River, Fuyun, Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ertixiite + Pronunciation Say ERTIXIITE