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Hingganite-(Ce) Mineral Data

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General Hingganite-(Ce) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Ce,Ca)2([ ],Fe)Be2Si2O8[(OH),O]2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 460.63 gm
   Calcium         5.22 %  Ca    7.30 % CaO
   Lanthanum       9.65 %  La   11.32 % La2O3
   Cerium         24.94 %  Ce   29.22 % Ce2O3
   Praeseodymium   1.84 %  Pr    2.15 % Pr2O3
   Samarium        0.33 %  Sm    0.38 % Sm2O3
   Gadolinium      0.07 %  Gd    0.08 % Gd2O3
   Dysprosium      0.04 %  Dy    0.04 % Dy2O3
   Yttrium         0.58 %  Y     0.74 % Y2O3
   Beryllium       3.95 %  Be   10.97 % BeO
   Iron            2.91 %  Fe    3.74 % FeO
   Silicon        12.32 %  Si   26.35 % SiO2
   Hydrogen        0.33 %  H     2.97 % H2O
   Neodymium       4.07 %  Nd    4.75 % Nd2O3
   Oxygen         33.76 %  O
                 ______        ______ 
                 100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ce0.82La0.32Nd0.13Pr0.06Y0.03Sm0.01Gd0.002Dy0.001Ca0.6Fe2+0.24Be2.02Si2.02O8.2(OH)1.52
Help on Environment: Environment: Occurs in pegmatite as overgrowths on hingganite-(Y).
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1987
Help on Locality: Locality: Tahara, Hirukawa-mura, Ena-gun, Gifu Prefecture, Japan Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for it's relationship to hingganite-(Y).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hingganite-(Ce) + Pronunciation Say HINGGANITE-(CE)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 84023
  IMA2004-004
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