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Hafnon Mineral Data

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General Hafnon Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: HfSiO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 244.28 gm
   Hafnium    58.45 %  Hf   68.93 % HfO2
   Zirconium   2.24 %  Zr    3.03 % ZrO2
   Silicon    13.11 %  Si   28.04 % SiO2
   Oxygen     26.20 %  O
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             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Hf0.8Zr0.06Si1.14O4
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in tantalum-bearing granite pegmatites and in a weathered pegmatite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1974
Help on Locality: Locality: (Zambezia district, Mozambique and Mt. Holland, Western Australia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition containing hafnium.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hafnon Say HAFNON
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 59111
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