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Kuzmenkoite-Mn Mineral Data

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General Kuzmenkoite-Mn Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (K,Na)2(Mn,Fe)(Ti,Nb)4[Si4O12]2(OH)4•5(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,095.05 gm
   Potassium   6.07 %  K     7.31 % K2O
   Sodium      0.63 %  Na    0.85 % Na2O
   Titanium   15.74 %  Ti   26.26 % TiO2
   Manganese   3.51 %  Mn    4.53 % MnO
   Niobium     3.39 %  Nb    4.85 % Nb2O5
   Iron        1.02 %  Fe    1.31 % FeO
   Silicon    20.52 %  Si   43.90 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    1.24 %  H    11.06 % H2O
   Oxygen     47.88 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.07 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: K1.7Na0.3Mn2+0.7Fe2+0.2Ti3.6Nb0.4Si8O24(OH)4.1�4.67(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Late hydrothermal phase in minute cavities in albitized murmanite-bearing lujavrites. Also pseudomorphous after murmanite. Structurally related to labuntsovite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2000 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Mt. Flora (north ridge of Mt. Selsurt) in the northern part of the Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the Russian geochemist and mineralogist Maria V. Kuz'menko (1918-1995).
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1998-058
  IMA2000-A
  Kuzmenkoite