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Lorenzenite Mineral Data

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General Lorenzenite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na2Ti2Si2O9
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 341.91 gm
   Sodium    13.45 %  Na   18.13 % Na2O
   Titanium  28.01 %  Ti   46.73 % TiO2
   Silicon   16.43 %  Si   35.15 % SiO2
   Oxygen    42.12 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na2Ti2Si2O9
Help on Environment: Environment: Alkaline magmatic and pegmatitic rocks.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1897
Help on Locality: Locality: Narssarsuag, Julianehaab, Greenland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Johannes Theodor Lorenzen (1855-1884), Danish mineralogist and student of Greenland minerals.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Lorenzenite + Pronunciation Say LORENZENITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Ramsayite