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Lourenswalsite Mineral Data

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General Lourenswalsite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (K,Ba)2(Ti,Mg,Ca,Fe)4(Si,Al,Fe)6O14(OH)12
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 937.50 gm
   Potassium   5.00 %  K     6.03 % K2O
   Barium     10.25 %  Ba   11.45 % BaO
   Calcium     0.43 %  Ca    0.60 % CaO
   Magnesium   1.04 %  Mg    1.72 % MgO
   Titanium   17.36 %  Ti   28.97 % TiO2
   Aluminum    2.88 %  Al    5.44 % Al2O3
   Iron        4.17 %  Fe    0.77 % FeO /  5.11 % Fe2O3
   Silicon    13.18 %  Si   28.20 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    1.31 %  H    11.72 % H2O
   Oxygen     44.37 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: K1.2Ba0.7Ti3.4Mg0.4Ca0.1Fe2+0.1Si4.4AlFe3+0.6O19.9(H2O)6.1
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxidizing conditions.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1987
Help on Locality: Locality: Diamond Jo quarry, Magnet Cove, near Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Lourens Wals (1939-), a leading Belgian mineral collector.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Lourenswalsite + Pronunciation Say LOURENSWALSITE