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Hatrurite Mineral Data

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General Hatrurite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca3SiO5
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 228.32 gm
   Calcium  52.66 %  Ca   73.68 % CaO
   Silicon  12.30 %  Si   26.32 % SiO2
   Oxygen   35.04 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca3SiO5
Help on Environment: Environment: In a high-temperature contact metamorphic assemblage in a larnite-brownmillerite-mayenite rock, probably derived from fine-grained sediments.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1977
Help on Locality: Locality: In the Hatrurim Formation, Israel. The Hatrurim Formation is composed of a type of natural portland cement formed by high-temperature alteration of late Cretaceous to lower Eocene bitu Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the Hatrurim Formation in Israel.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hatrurite + Pronunciation Say HATRURITE