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Malinkoite Mineral Data

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General Malinkoite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NaBSiO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 125.88 gm
   Sodium   18.26 %  Na   24.62 % Na2O
   Silicon  22.31 %  Si   47.73 % SiO2
   Boron     8.59 %  B    27.65 % B2O3
   Oxygen   50.84 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NaBSiO4
Help on Environment: Environment: In a cavity in the ussingite-rich core of a hyperagpaitic pegmatite. Similar to kalsilite and beryllonite
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2000 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Mt. Karnasurt and Mt. Alluaiv, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Svetlana V. Malinko(1927-), Russian mineralogist who specializes in B minerals.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2000-009