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Metasideronatrite Mineral Data

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General Metasideronatrite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na2Fe+++(SO4)2(OH)•(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 328.98 gm
   Sodium    13.98 %  Na   18.84 % Na2O
   Iron      16.98 %  Fe   24.27 % Fe2O3
   Hydrogen   0.92 %  H     8.21 % H2O
   Sulfur    19.49 %  S    48.67 % SO3
   Oxygen    48.63 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na2Fe3+(SO4)2(OH)•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Associated with other secondary sulfates.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1938
Help on Locality: Locality: Chuquicamata, Antofagasta, Chile. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the similarity to sideronatrolite with a lower hydrate.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Metasideronatrite + Pronunciation Say METASIDERONATRITE