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Lueshite Mineral Data

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General Lueshite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NaNbO3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 163.89 gm
   Sodium   14.03 %  Na   18.91 % Na2O
   Niobium  56.69 %  Nb   81.09 % Nb2O5
   Oxygen   29.29 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NaNbO3
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1959
Help on Locality: Locality: Lueshe, Goma, Congo, Zaire. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Lueshite Say LUESHITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 39624
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