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Khibinskite Mineral Data

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General Khibinskite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: K2ZrSi2O7
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 337.59 gm
   Potassium  23.16 %  K    27.90 % K2O
   Zirconium  27.02 %  Zr   36.50 % ZrO2
   Silicon    16.64 %  Si   35.60 % SiO2
   Oxygen     33.18 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: K2ZrSi2O7
Help on Environment: Environment: Aegirine-rich metasomatic rocks.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1974
Help on Locality: Locality: Gakman Valley, Khibiny massif, 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: Khibinskite + Pronunciation Say KHIBINSKITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 20100
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