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Ferronyboite Mineral Data

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General Ferronyboite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NaNa2(Fe++)3Al2(Si7Al)O22(OH)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 900.05 gm
   Sodium     7.66 %  Na   10.33 % Na2O
   Aluminum   8.99 %  Al   16.99 % Al2O3
   Iron      18.61 %  Fe   23.95 % FeO
   Silicon   21.84 %  Si   46.73 % SiO2
   Hydrogen   0.22 %  H     2.00 % H2O
   Oxygen    42.66 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na3Fe2+3Al2(Si7AlO22)(OH)2
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 1997 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as per current IMA amphibole nomenclature (Burke and Leake 2004; Can. Mineral., 42, 1881-1883). Dashkensanite (1936) was revalidated and renamed 2005.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ferronyboite + Pronunciation Say FERRONYBOITE