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Jarandolite Mineral Data

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General Jarandolite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca[B3O4(OH)3]
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 187.28 gm
   Calcium   21.83 %  Ca   30.54 % CaO
   Silicon    0.15 %  Si    0.32 % SiO2
   Boron     17.26 %  B    55.57 % B2O3
   Hydrogen   1.50 %  H    13.42 % H2O
   Chlorine   0.19 %  Cl    0.19 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -0.04 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen    59.07 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca1.02B2.99Si0.01O4.12(OH)2.79Cl0.01
Help on Environment: Environment: Mixed volcanic-sedimentary deposits with borate deposits occuring predominantly in the tuffaceous deposits and have thicknesses from 1 to 12 m. Structurally and chemically similar t o colemanite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2006 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Pobrdjski Potok and Piskanja in the Jarandol lacustrine basin (Miocene), 280 km south from Belgrade, Serbia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1995-020a
  Serbianite
  Srbianite