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Minasgeraisite-(Y) Mineral Data

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General Minasgeraisite-(Y) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaY2Be2Si2O10
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 452.08 gm
   Calcium     8.87 %  Ca   12.40 % CaO
   Yttrium    39.33 %  Y    49.95 % Y2O3
   Beryllium   3.99 %  Be   11.07 % BeO
   Silicon    12.43 %  Si   26.58 % SiO2
   Oxygen     35.39 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaY2Be2(Si2O10)
Help on Environment: Environment: Granitic pegmatites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1986
Help on Locality: Locality: The Jaguaracu Pegmatite, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Also known as the Jose Miranda mine or the Ze Pinto or Jose Pinto mine. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Minasgeraisite-(Y) + Pronunciation Say MINASGERAISITE-(Y)