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IMA2008-065 Mineral Data

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General IMA2008-065 Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Na,K)6Ca2(Si6Al6O24)Cl2(CO3)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,095.61 gm
   Potassium   7.14 %  K     8.60 % K2O
   Sodium      8.39 %  Na   11.31 % Na2O
   Calcium     7.32 %  Ca   10.24 % CaO
   Aluminum   14.78 %  Al   27.92 % Al2O3
   Silicon    15.38 %  Si   32.90 % SiO2
   Carbon      1.10 %  C     4.02 % CO2
   Chlorine    6.47 %  Cl    6.47 % Cl
                -   %   Cl   -1.46 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen     39.43 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na4K2Ca2Si6Al6O24Cl2(CO3)
Help on Environment: Environment: Cancrinite group
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2009 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Monte Somma, Vesuvius volcanic complex, Campania, Italy Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)