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Glucine Mineral Data

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General Glucine Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaBe4(PO4)2(OH)4•0.5(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 343.11 gm
   Calcium     11.68 %  Ca   16.34 % CaO
   Beryllium   10.51 %  Be   29.16 % BeO
   Phosphorus  18.05 %  P    41.37 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     1.47 %  H    13.13 % H2O
   Oxygen      58.29 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaBe4(PO4)2(OH)4•0.5(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: In mica-fluorite veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1963
Help on Locality: Locality: Ural Mountains, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the alternative name for beryllium: Glucinum.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Glucine Say GLUCINE