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Laplandite-(Ce) Mineral Data

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General Laplandite-(Ce) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na4CeTiPSi7O22•5(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 949.59 gm
   Sodium       9.68 %  Na   13.05 % Na2O
   Cerium      14.76 %  Ce   17.28 % Ce2O3
   Titanium     5.04 %  Ti    8.41 % TiO2
   Silicon     20.70 %  Si   44.29 % SiO2
   Phosphorus   3.26 %  P     7.47 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     1.06 %  H     9.49 % H2O
   Oxygen      45.49 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na4CeTiPSi7O22•5(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: In the natrolite zone of a pegmatite in a differentiated alkalic massif.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1987
Help on Locality: Locality: Yubileinaya pegmatite, Karnasurt Mt, Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Lappland (Lapland), the region in which the Kola Peninsula lies.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Laplandite-(Ce) + Pronunciation Say LAPLANDITE-(CE)