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Manganonordite-(Ce) Mineral Data

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General Manganonordite-(Ce) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na3SrCeMn++Si6O17
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 792.15 gm
   Sodium      8.71 %  Na   11.74 % Na2O
   Strontium  11.06 %  Sr   13.08 % SrO
   Cerium     17.69 %  Ce   20.72 % Ce2O3
   Manganese   6.94 %  Mn    8.96 % MnO
   Silicon    21.27 %  Si   45.51 % SiO2
   Oxygen     34.34 %  O
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             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na3SrCeMn2+Si6O17
Help on Environment: Environment: In the central (ussingite) zone of hyperagpaitic pegmatite in sodalite nepheline syenites and in ussingite veinlets. The manganese analogue of nordite-(Ce) and ferronordite-(Ce).
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1998 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Chinlusuia River, Lovozero Alkaline massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the Mn++ dominant analogue of nordite-(Ce). Nordite series is named after the word for north because of its northern origin in the Lovozero Massif.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Manganonordite-(Ce) Say MANGANONORDITE-(CE)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 88885
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