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Kozoite-(Nd) Mineral Data

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General Kozoite-(Nd) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Nd,La,Sm,Pr)(CO3)(OH)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 205.20 gm
   Lanthanum      20.31 %  La   23.82 % La2O3
   Praeseodymium   6.87 %  Pr    8.04 % Pr2O3
   Samarium        3.66 %  Sm    4.25 % Sm2O3
   Hydrogen        0.49 %  H     4.39 % H2O
   Carbon          5.85 %  C    21.45 % CO2
   Neodymium      31.63 %  Nd   36.89 % Nd2O3
   Oxygen         31.19 %  O
                 ______        ______ 
                 100.00 %       98.83 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Nd0.45La0.3Pr0.1Sm0.05(CO3)(OH)
Help on Environment: Environment: Post magmatic hydrothermal activity in an alkali olivine basalt from the last-stage lava of a volcanic sequence. Probable dehydration product of lanthanite-(Nd). End-member of the a ncylite group.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1999 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Niikoba, Hizen-cho, Higashi Matsuura-gun, Saga Prefecture, Japan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Kozo Hanashima (1925-1985), a chemist, and pioneer in the study of chemistry of rare earth minerals in Japan.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1998-063