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Namansilite Mineral Data

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General Namansilite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NaMn+++(Si2O6)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 230.10 gm
   Sodium      9.99 %  Na   13.47 % Na2O
   Manganese  23.88 %  Mn   34.31 % Mn2O3
   Silicon    24.41 %  Si   52.23 % SiO2
   Oxygen     41.72 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NaMn3+Si2O6
Help on Environment: Environment: In low-grade metamorphosed and highly oxidized Mn, Na-rich sediments.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1992
Help on Locality: Locality: From the Irnimi deposit, Taikan Mountains, Khabarovsk Territory, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the sodium, NAtrium; MANganese; and SILicon in the formula.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Namansilite + Pronunciation Say NAMANSILITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1989-026