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General Hanksite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: KNa22(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,564.92 gm
   Potassium   2.50 %  K     3.01 % K2O
   Sodium     32.32 %  Na   43.57 % Na2O
   Carbon      1.54 %  C     5.62 % CO2
   Sulfur     18.44 %  S    46.05 % SO3
   Chlorine    2.27 %  Cl    2.27 % Cl
                -   %   Cl   -0.51 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen     42.94 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: KNa22(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl
Help on Environment: Environment: Continental evaporite deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1885
Help on Locality: Locality: Searles Lake, San Bernardino Co. California. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for H. G. Hanks, American geologist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hanksite Say HANKSITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 2852
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