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Heklaite Mineral Data

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General Heklaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: KNaSiF6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 204.16 gm
   Potassium  19.15 %  K    23.07 % K2O
   Sodium     11.26 %  Na   15.18 % Na2O
   Silicon    13.76 %  Si   29.43 % SiO2
   Fluorine   55.83 %  F    55.83 % F
                -   %   F   -23.51 % -O=F2    
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: KNaSiF6
Help on Environment: Environment: Fumarolic mineral. New structure type; identical with synthetic KNaSiF6
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2008 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Hekla volcano, Tonci Balic-´┐Żunic, Iceland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the locality.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2008-052
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