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Larnite Mineral Data

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General Larnite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca2SiO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 172.24 gm
   Calcium  46.54 %  Ca   65.12 % CaO
   Silicon  16.31 %  Si   34.88 % SiO2
   Oxygen   37.16 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca2(SiO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: Contact metamorphism of limestones.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1929
Help on Locality: Locality: Scawt Hill, near Larne, Co., Antrim, Ireland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Larnite Say LARNITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 39006
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