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Fencooperite Mineral Data

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General Fencooperite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ba6Fe+++3Si8O23(CO3)2Cl3•H2O
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,800.97 gm
   Barium    44.99 %  Ba   50.23 % BaO
   Aluminum   0.75 %  Al    1.42 % Al2O3
   Iron       8.99 %  Fe   12.86 % Fe2O3
   Silicon   12.63 %  Si   27.02 % SiO2
   Hydrogen   0.11 %  H     0.97 % H2O
   Carbon     1.33 %  C     4.89 % CO2
   Chlorine   3.15 %  Cl    3.15 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -0.71 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen    28.05 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       99.82 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ba5.9Fe3+2.9Si8.1O23.2Al0.5(CO3)2Cl1.6O1.4�0.97(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Gillespite-rich zones within sanbornite-quartz lenses.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2000 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Esquire no. 7 claim, Fresno County, California and Trumbull Peak, Mariposa County, California, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Joseph Fenimore Cooper, Jr. (1937-), mineral collector of Santa Cruz, California, USA.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2000-023