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Lithiomarsturite Mineral Data

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General Lithiomarsturite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: LiCa2Mn2HSi5O15
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 578.40 gm
   Lithium     1.20 %  Li    2.58 % Li2O
   Calcium    13.86 %  Ca   19.39 % CaO
   Manganese  19.00 %  Mn   24.53 % MnO
   Silicon    24.28 %  Si   51.94 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    0.17 %  H     1.56 % H2O
   Oxygen     41.49 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: LiCa2Mn2+2HSi5O15
Help on Environment: Environment: In small vugs within a complex Li-Sn-rich pegmatite
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1990
Help on Locality: Locality: Foote Quarry, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the lithium analogue of marsturite
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Lithiomarsturite + Pronunciation Say LITHIOMARSTURITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1988-035