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Iimoriite-(Y) Mineral Data

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General Iimoriite-(Y) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Y2(SiO4)(CO3)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 329.90 gm
   Yttrium  53.90 %  Y    68.45 % Y2O3
   Silicon   8.51 %  Si   18.21 % SiO2
   Carbon    3.64 %  C    13.34 % CO2
   Oxygen   33.95 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Y2(SiO4)(CO3)
Help on Environment: Environment: In quartz-microcline pegmatite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1970
Help on Locality: Locality: Fusamata and Suishoyama, Kawatamachi, Fukushima Prefecture, Honsh, and Soraku, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Satoyasa Iimorii (1885-1982), Japanese analytical chemist and REE specialist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Iimoriite-(Y) + Pronunciation Say IIMORIITE-(Y)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 82489
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