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Hsianghualite Mineral Data

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General Hsianghualite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca3Li2Be3(SiO4)3F2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 475.40 gm
   Lithium     2.92 %  Li    6.29 % Li2O
   Calcium    25.29 %  Ca   35.39 % CaO
   Beryllium   5.69 %  Be   15.78 % BeO
   Silicon    17.72 %  Si   37.92 % SiO2
   Oxygen     40.39 %  O
   Fluorine    7.99 %  F     7.99 % F
                -   %   F    -3.37 % -O=F2    
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca3Li2Be3(SiO4)3F2
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1958
Help on Locality: Locality: Type locality unclear, in metamorphosed Devonian limestone, Hunan Province, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: The name is from a Chinese word for fragrant flower.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hsianghualite + Pronunciation Say HSIANGHUALITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 39389
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