Mineralogy Database

Manganotychite Mineral Data

Search Webmineral :
  
Advertisment

General Manganotychite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na6(Mn++,Fe++,Mg)2(SO4)(CO3)4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 578.33 gm
   Sodium     23.85 %  Na   32.15 % Na2O
   Magnesium   0.84 %  Mg    1.39 % MgO
   Manganese  11.40 %  Mn   14.72 % MnO
   Iron        5.79 %  Fe    7.45 % FeO
   Carbon      8.31 %  C    30.44 % CO2
   Sulfur      5.54 %  S    13.84 % SO3
   Oxygen     44.26 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na6Mn2+1.2Fe2+0.6Mg0.2(SO4)(CO3)4
Help on Environment: Environment: Formed in pegmatite veins in a differentiated alkalic massif.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1990
Help on Locality: Locality: Mt. Alluaiv, Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the manganese analog of tychite.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1989-039