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Imandrite Mineral Data

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General Imandrite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na12Ca3Fe+++2Si12O36
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,420.81 gm
   Sodium   19.42 %  Na   26.17 % Na2O
   Calcium   8.46 %  Ca   11.84 % CaO
   Iron      7.86 %  Fe   11.24 % Fe2O3
   Silicon  23.72 %  Si   50.75 % SiO2
   Oxygen   40.54 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na12Ca3Fe3+2Si12O36
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in eudialyte in an alkalic pegmatite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1979
Help on Locality: Locality: Khibiny massif, near Lake Imandra, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Imandrite + Pronunciation Say IMANDRITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 200805
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