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General Natrite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na2CO3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 105.99 gm
   Sodium  43.38 %  Na   58.48 % Na2O
   Carbon  11.33 %  C    41.52 % CO2
   Oxygen  45.29 %  O
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          100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na2(CO3)
Help on Environment: Environment: Na analog of zabuyelite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1983
Help on Locality: Locality: Mt. Karnasurt, Lovozero massif, Kola Peninnsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Natrite Say NATRITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 60311
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