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Grumantite Mineral Data

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General Grumantite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NaHSi2O5•(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 178.18 gm
   Sodium    12.90 %  Na   17.39 % Na2O
   Silicon   31.52 %  Si   67.44 % SiO2
   Hydrogen   1.70 %  H    15.17 % H2O
   Oxygen    53.88 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NaHSi2O5•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Found as fine-grained compact veins with ussingite margins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1987
Help on Locality: Locality: Mt. Alluaiev, Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from the old Russian name for the Spitzbergen Archipelago, Arctic Ocean.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Grumantite + Pronunciation Say GRUMANTITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 39749
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