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Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na2(TiO)SiO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 201.94 gm
   Sodium    22.77 %  Na   30.69 % Na2O
   Titanium  23.71 %  Ti   39.56 % TiO2
   Silicon   13.91 %  Si   29.75 % SiO2
   Oxygen    39.61 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na2TiSiO5
Help on Environment: Environment: In natrolite-ussingite veins cutting alkalic rocks in a differentiated alkalic massif.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1975
Help on Locality: Locality: Mt. Karnasurt, Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the sodium, NAtrium, TItanium, and SIlicon in the composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Natisite Say NATISITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 1533
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