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Milarite Mineral Data

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General Milarite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60•(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,980.55 gm
   Potassium   3.95 %  K     4.76 % K2O
   Calcium     8.09 %  Ca   11.33 % CaO
   Beryllium   1.82 %  Be    5.05 % BeO
   Aluminum    2.72 %  Al    5.15 % Al2O3
   Silicon    34.03 %  Si   72.81 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    0.10 %  H     0.91 % H2O
   Oxygen     49.28 %  O
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             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: K2Ca4Al2Be4(Si24O60)•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Granitic pegmatites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1870
Help on Locality: Locality: Val Milar, Switzerland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Milarite Say MILARITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 6260
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