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Loudounite Mineral Data

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General Loudounite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NaCa5Zr4Si16O40(OH)11•8(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,008.82 gm
   Sodium      1.14 %  Na    1.54 % Na2O
   Calcium     9.98 %  Ca   13.96 % CaO
   Zirconium  18.16 %  Zr   24.54 % ZrO2
   Silicon    22.37 %  Si   47.86 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    1.35 %  H    12.11 % H2O
   Oxygen     46.99 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NaCa5Zr4Si16O40(OH)11•8(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: In a diabase.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1983
Help on Locality: Locality: Goose Creek Quarry, Loudoun Co., Virginia, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Loudounite + Pronunciation Say LOUDOUNITE