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Kettnerite Mineral Data

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General Kettnerite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaBi(CO3)OF
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 344.07 gm
   Calcium   11.65 %  Ca   16.30 % CaO
   Bismuth   60.74 %  Bi   67.71 % Bi2O3
   Carbon     3.49 %  C    12.79 % CO2
   Oxygen    18.60 %  O
   Fluorine   5.52 %  F     5.52 % F
               -   %   F    -2.33 % -O=F2    
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaBi(CO3)OF
Help on Environment: Environment: In quartz-fluorite veins cutting pegmatites containing plagioclase.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1956
Help on Locality: Locality: Krupke (Graupen), NW Bohemia, Czech Republic. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Radim Kettner (1891-1968), professor of geology, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Kettnerite + Pronunciation Say KETTNERITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 15676
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