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Hingganite-(Y) Mineral Data

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General Hingganite-(Y) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Y2([ ])Be2Si2O8(OH)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 433.65 gm
   Calcium         2.59 %  Ca    3.62 % CaO
   Lanthanum       0.32 %  La    0.38 % La2O3
   Cerium          1.29 %  Ce    1.51 % Ce2O3
   Praeseodymium   0.32 %  Pr    0.38 % Pr2O3
   Samarium        1.04 %  Sm    1.21 % Sm2O3
   Gadolinium      2.18 %  Gd    2.51 % Gd2O3
   Dysprosium      2.25 %  Dy    2.58 % Dy2O3
   Yttrium        24.81 %  Y    31.50 % Y2O3
   Holmium         1.14 %  Ho    1.31 % Ho2O3
   Erbium          1.54 %  Er    1.76 % Er2O3
   Thulium         0.39 %  Tm    0.44 % Tm2O3
   Lutetium        0.81 %  Lu    0.92 % Lu2O3
   Terbium         0.37 %  Tb    0.42 % Tb2O3
   Ytterbium       2.00 %  Yb    2.27 % Yb2O3
   Beryllium       4.30 %  Be   11.94 % BeO
   Iron            2.96 %  Fe    3.81 % FeO
   Silicon        13.41 %  Si   28.68 % SiO2
   Hydrogen        0.36 %  H     3.22 % H2O
   Neodymium       2.00 %  Nd    2.33 % Nd2O3
   Oxygen         35.94 %  O
                 ______        ______ 
                 100.00 %      100.79 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Y1.21Ca0.28Nd0.06Gd0.06Dy0.06Yb0.05Er0.04Ce0.04Sm0.03Ho0.03Lu0.02Pr0.01Tm0.01Tb0.01La0.01 Fe2+0.23Be2.07Si2.07O8.19(OH)1.55
Help on Environment: Environment: In a Be-and REE-bearing granophyre in Manchuria, China.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1983
Help on Locality: Locality: Heilonghiang, and greater Khingan (Hinggan) area, Manchuria, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for it's locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hingganite-(Y) + Pronunciation Say HINGGANITE-(Y)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Yberisilite
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