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Horvathite-(Y) Mineral Data

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General Horvathite-(Y) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NaY(CO3)F2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 209.90 gm
   Sodium    10.95 %  Na   14.76 % Na2O
   Yttrium   42.36 %  Y    53.79 % Y2O3
   Carbon     5.72 %  C    20.97 % CO2
   Oxygen    22.87 %  O
   Fluorine  18.10 %  F    18.10 % F
               -   %   F    -7.62 % -O=F2    
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NaY(CO3)F2
Help on Environment: Environment: In a large pegmatite dike.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1996 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hillaire, Rouville County, Quebec, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Elsa (1947-) and Laszlo (1937-) Horvath, husband-and-wife team dedicated to the collection, study, and documentation of the minerals from Mont Saint-Hilaire.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Horvathite-(Y) + Pronunciation Say HORVATHITE-(Y)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 76857
  IMA1996-032