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Kozoite-(La) Mineral Data

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General Kozoite-(La) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: La(CO3)(OH)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 190.98 gm
   Strontium       0.92 %  Sr    1.09 % SrO
   Calcium         4.41 %  Ca    6.17 % CaO
   Lanthanum      29.82 %  La   34.97 % La2O3
   Praeseodymium   3.69 %  Pr    4.32 % Pr2O3
   Samarium        0.79 %  Sm    0.91 % Sm2O3
   Gadolinium      1.65 %  Gd    1.90 % Gd2O3
   Yttrium         3.26 %  Y     4.14 % Y2O3
   Hydrogen        0.65 %  H     5.85 % H2O
   Carbon          6.29 %  C    23.04 % CO2
   Neodymium      15.10 %  Nd   17.62 % Nd2O3
   Oxygen         33.43 %  O
                 ______        ______ 
                 100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: La0.41Ca0.21Nd0.2Y0.07Pr0.05Sr0.02Gd0.02Sm0.01(CO3)(OH)0.74�0.25(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Occurs in cavities in an alkaline olivine basalt associated wth kozoite0(Nd). Ancylite group.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2003 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Mitsukoshi, Saga Prefecture, Japan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the La-dominant analog of kozoite-(Nd).
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2002-054