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General Galileiite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NaFe++4(PO4)3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 531.29 gm
   Sodium       4.33 %  Na    5.83 % Na2O
   Iron        42.05 %  Fe   54.09 % FeO
   Phosphorus  17.49 %  P    40.08 % P2O5
   Oxygen      36.14 %  O
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              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NaFe2+4(PO4)3
Help on Environment: Environment: In troilite nodules found in meteorites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1997 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Meteorites Grant IIIB, in the Zuni Mountains, New Mexico, USA; El Sampal IIIA, Argentina: Mount Edith IIIB, western Australia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Galileo Galilei (1564-1642), Italian astronomer and physicist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Galileiite + Pronunciation Say GALILEIITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1996-028