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Mongshanite Mineral Data

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General Mongshanite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Mg,Cr,Fe++)2(Ti,Zr)5O12
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 595.20 gm
   Magnesium   4.90 %  Mg    8.13 % MgO
   Zirconium  30.65 %  Zr   41.41 % ZrO2
   Titanium   24.13 %  Ti   40.26 % TiO2
   Chromium    5.24 %  Cr    6.85 % CrO
   Iron        2.81 %  Fe    3.62 % FeO
   Oxygen     32.26 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.27 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mg1.2Cr0.6Fe2+0.3Ti3Zr2O12
Help on Environment: Environment: A doubtful species. Physical properties similar to ilmanite and found as inclusions in ilmentite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Approved IMA 1982
Help on Locality: Locality: Yimenguan area (?), Shandong, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality ?