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Kilchoanite Mineral Data

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General Kilchoanite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca3Si2O7
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 288.40 gm
   Calcium  41.69 %  Ca   58.33 % CaO
   Silicon  19.48 %  Si   41.67 % SiO2
   Oxygen   38.83 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca3(Si2O7)
Help on Environment: Environment: Retrograde replacement of rankinite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1961
Help on Locality: Locality: Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan, Scotland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Kilchoanite + Pronunciation Say KILCHOANITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 63499
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