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Kukharenkoite-(La) Mineral Data

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General Kukharenkoite-(La) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ba2(La,Ce)(CO3)3F
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 605.99 gm
   Potassium       0.26 %  K     0.31 % K2O
   Barium         39.88 %  Ba   44.53 % BaO
   Sodium          0.19 %  Na    0.26 % Na2O
   Strontium       2.02 %  Sr    2.39 % SrO
   Calcium         0.73 %  Ca    1.02 % CaO
   Lanthanum       9.63 %  La   11.29 % La2O3
   Cerium          4.62 %  Ce    5.42 % Ce2O3
   Praeseodymium   0.70 %  Pr    0.82 % Pr2O3
   Thorium         8.42 %  Th    9.59 % ThO2
   Carbon          5.89 %  C    21.57 % CO2
   Neodymium       0.71 %  Nd    0.83 % Nd2O3
   Oxygen         23.52 %  O
   Fluorine        3.42 %  F     3.42 % F
                    -   %   F    -1.44 % -O=F2    
                 ______        ______ 
                 100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ba1.76Sr0.14K0.04La0.42Th0.22Ce0.2Ca0.11Na0.05Pr0.03Nd0.03(CO3)2.97F1.09
Help on Environment: Environment: Late hydrothermal assemblege in cavities in pegmatites. La-dominant analogue of kukharenkoite-(Ce); structure determined.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2003 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Kirovsky mine, Mount Kukisvumchorr, Khibina massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the La dominant analogue of kukharenkoite-Ce).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Kukharenkoite-(La) + Pronunciation Say KUKHARENKOITE-(LA)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2002-019