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Kittatinnyite Mineral Data

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General Kittatinnyite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca2Mn+++2Mn++Si2O8(OH)4•9(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 659.30 gm
   Calcium    12.16 %  Ca   17.01 % CaO
   Manganese  25.00 %  Mn   10.76 % MnO / 23.95 % Mn2O3
   Silicon     8.52 %  Si   18.23 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    3.36 %  H    30.06 % H2O
   Oxygen     50.96 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca2Mn3+2Mn2+Si2O8(OH)4•9(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Metamorphosed Mn-Zn deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1983
Help on Locality: Locality: Franklin mine, Franklin, New Jersey, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from the Algonquin for "endless hills," in allusion to the topography of the Franklin, New Jersey, area.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Kittatinnyite + Pronunciation Say KITTATINNYITE