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Jasmundite Mineral Data

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General Jasmundite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca11(SiO4)4O2S
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 873.26 gm
   Calcium  50.48 %  Ca   70.64 % CaO
   Silicon  12.86 %  Si   27.52 % SiO2
   Sulfur    3.67 %  S     3.67 % S2-
              -   %  S    -1.83 % -O=S 
   Oxygen   32.98 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca11(SiO4)4O2S
Help on Environment: Environment: In metamorphosed limestone inclusions in basalt.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1981
Help on Locality: Locality: Bellerberg volcano, two km north of Mayen, Eifel district, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Karl Jasmund, retired Director of the Mineralogical-Petrographic Institute, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Jasmundite + Pronunciation Say JASMUNDITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 63412
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