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Gugiaite Mineral Data

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General Gugiaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca2BeSi2O7
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 257.33 gm
   Calcium    31.15 %  Ca   43.58 % CaO
   Beryllium   3.50 %  Be    9.72 % BeO
   Silicon    21.83 %  Si   46.70 % SiO2
   Oxygen     43.52 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca2Be(Si2O7)
Help on Environment: Environment: In cavities in skarns and melanite adjacent to an alkalic syenite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1962
Help on Locality: Locality: Near the village of Gugia, otherwise unlocated in China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Gugiaite Say GUGIAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 31234
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