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Mongolite Mineral Data

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General Mongolite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca4Nb6Si5O24(OH)10•5(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,502.31 gm
   Calcium   10.67 %  Ca   14.93 % CaO
   Niobium   37.11 %  Nb   53.08 % Nb2O5
   Silicon    9.35 %  Si   20.00 % SiO2
   Hydrogen   1.34 %  H    11.99 % H2O
   Oxygen    41.53 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca4Nb6Si5O24(OH)10•5(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Agpaitic pegmatites in alkalic granite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1985
Help on Locality: Locality: Khan-Bogdinsky massif, Gobi desert, Mongolia, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Mongolite + Pronunciation Say MONGOLITE