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Lokkaite-(Y) Mineral Data

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General Lokkaite-(Y) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaY4(CO3)7•9(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 977.90 gm
   Calcium    4.10 %  Ca    5.73 % CaO
   Yttrium   36.37 %  Y    46.18 % Y2O3
   Hydrogen   1.86 %  H    16.58 % H2O
   Carbon     8.60 %  C    31.50 % CO2
   Oxygen    49.08 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaY4(CO3)7•9(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Alteration product of rare-earth minerals.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1970
Help on Locality: Locality: Pyoronmaa pegmatite, Kangasala, Finland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after Lauri Lokka (1875-1966), mineralogist and chief chemist, Geological Survey of Finland.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Lokkaite-(Y) Say LOKKAITE-(Y)