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Hilairite Mineral Data

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General Hilairite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na2ZrSi3O9•3(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 419.50 gm
   Sodium     10.96 %  Na   14.77 % Na2O
   Zirconium  21.75 %  Zr   29.37 % ZrO2
   Silicon    20.08 %  Si   42.97 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    1.44 %  H    12.88 % H2O
   Oxygen     45.77 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na2ZrSi3O9•3(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: In miarolitic cavities and altered pegmatite dikes in nepheline syenite in an intrusive alkalic gabbro-syenite complex
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1974
Help on Locality: Locality: Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hilairite + Pronunciation Say HILAIRITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1972-019