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Garronite Mineral Data

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General Garronite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na2Ca5Al12Si20O64•27(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,642.23 gm
   Sodium     1.74 %  Na    2.35 % Na2O
   Calcium    7.58 %  Ca   10.61 % CaO
   Aluminum  12.25 %  Al   23.15 % Al2O3
   Silicon   21.26 %  Si   45.48 % SiO2
   Hydrogen   2.06 %  H    18.41 % H2O
   Oxygen    55.10 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na2Ca5Al12Si20O64•27(H2O)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1962
Help on Locality: Locality: Slopes of Glenariff Valley, Garron Plateau, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Garronite + Pronunciation Say GARRONITE