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Glagolevite Mineral Data

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General Glagolevite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NaMg6[Si3AlO10](OH,O)8•H2O
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 592.47 gm
   Sodium      2.95 %  Na    3.98 % Na2O
   Magnesium  22.77 %  Mg   37.76 % MgO
   Aluminum    7.15 %  Al   13.51 % Al2O3
   Iron        0.28 %  Fe    0.36 % FeO
   Silicon    13.84 %  Si   29.61 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    1.65 %  H    14.70 % H2O
   Oxygen     51.36 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %       99.92 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na0.76Mg5.55Al0.49Fe2+0.03Si2.92Al1.08O10.35(OH)7.67�(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: From a phlogopite deposit
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2001 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Kovdor massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for A. A. Glagolev (1927-1993), Russian mineralogist.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2001-064