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Hyalotekite Mineral Data

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General Hyalotekite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Ba,Pb,Ca,K)6(B,Si,Al)2(Si,Be)10O28(F,Cl)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,474.06 gm
   Potassium   0.74 %  K     0.89 % K2O
   Barium     18.09 %  Ba   20.20 % BaO
   Sodium      0.13 %  Na    0.17 % Na2O
   Calcium     5.62 %  Ca    7.87 % CaO
   Magnesium   0.05 %  Mg    0.09 % MgO
   Manganese   0.23 %  Mn    0.29 % MnO
   Beryllium   0.27 %  Be    0.76 % BeO
   Aluminum    0.10 %  Al    0.18 % Al2O3
   Iron        0.05 %  Fe    0.07 % Fe2O3
   Copper      0.07 %  Cu    0.09 % CuO
   Silicon    18.57 %  Si   39.73 % SiO2
   Boron       1.17 %  B     3.77 % B2O3
   Lead       23.46 %  Pb   25.27 % PbO
   Chlorine    0.06 %  Cl    0.06 % Cl
                -   %   Cl   -0.01 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen     30.39 %  O
   Fluorine    1.00 %  F     1.00 % F
                -   %   F    -0.42 % -O=F2    
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: K0.28Ba1.94Pb1.66Ca2.06Na0.08Mn2+0.06Mg0.03Cu0.01Fe3+0.01Al0.05Si0.19B1.59
Help on Environment: Environment: Remote structural kinship with that of gillespite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1877
Help on Locality: Locality: Langbanshyttan, Vermland, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from the Greek "hyalos" and "tektos" owing to its property of forming a clear, colorless glass upon heating.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hyalotekite + Pronunciation Say HYALOTEKITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 31186
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