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Lovozerite Mineral Data

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General Lovozerite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: H4Na2Ca(Zr,Ti)[Si6O18]
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 626.98 gm
   Sodium      7.33 %  Na    9.89 % Na2O
   Calcium     6.39 %  Ca    8.94 % CaO
   Zirconium  10.91 %  Zr   14.74 % ZrO2
   Titanium    1.91 %  Ti    3.19 % TiO2
   Silicon    26.88 %  Si   57.50 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    0.64 %  H     5.75 % H2O
   Oxygen     45.93 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: H4Na2Zr0.75CaTi0.25Si6O18
Help on Environment: Environment: Sodalite xenoliths. Sometimes pseudomorphous after eudialyte.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1939
Help on Locality: Locality: Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Lovozerite + Pronunciation Say LOVOZERITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 20595
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