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Maoniupingite-(Ce) Mineral Data

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General Maoniupingite-(Ce) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (REE,Ca)4(Fe+++,Ti,Fe++,[ ])(Ti,Fe+++,Fe++,Nb)4Si4O22
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,228.90 gm
   Calcium           3.26 %  Ca    4.56 % CaO
   La,Ce,Pr,Nd,Sm,  35.15 %  RE   41.01 % REE2O3
   Titanium          8.96 %  Ti   14.95 % TiO2
   Niobium           3.02 %  Nb    4.33 % Nb2O5
   Iron             11.82 %   Fe    4.68 % FeO / 11.70 % Fe2O3
   Silicon           9.14 %  Si   19.56 % SiO2
   Oxygen           28.64 %  O
                   ______        ______ 
                   100.00 %      100.78 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: REE3CaFe3+0.6Ti0.3Ti2Fe3+1.2Fe2+0.8Nb0.4Si4O22
Help on Environment: Environment: Fe-dominant analogue of polyakovite-(Ce)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2003 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Maoniuping REE deposit, Miannin, Sichuan Province, China Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2003-017