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Jadarite Mineral Data

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General Jadarite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: LiNaB3SiO7(OH)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 221.63 gm
   Sodium    11.10 %  Na   14.96 % Na2O
   Lithium    3.38 %  Li    7.28 % Li2O
   Silicon   12.29 %  Si   26.30 % SiO2
   Boron     14.63 %  B    47.12 % B2O3
   Hydrogen   0.48 %  H     4.31 % H2O
   Oxygen    58.11 %  O
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            100.00 %       99.96 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Li1.08Na1.07B3Si0.97O6.99(OH)1.06
Help on Environment: Environment: Discovered in drill core. The Jadar Basin is composed of a sequence of oil-shales, dolomicrites and pyroclastic deposits of Neogene (Early to Middle Miocene) age. New structure type .
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2006 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Jadar Basin, Serbia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2006-036