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Glaucochroite Mineral Data

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General Glaucochroite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaMnSiO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 187.10 gm
   Calcium    21.42 %  Ca   29.97 % CaO
   Manganese  29.36 %  Mn   37.91 % MnO
   Silicon    15.01 %  Si   32.11 % SiO2
   Oxygen     34.21 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaMn2+SiO4
Help on Environment: Environment: Metamorphosed limestone containing manganese minerals.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1899
Help on Locality: Locality: Franklin Furnace, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Greek for blue green and color, in allusion to its color.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Glaucochroite + Pronunciation Say GLAUCOCHROITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 100650
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