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Natrophilite Mineral Data

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General Natrophilite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NaMnPO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 172.90 gm
   Sodium      13.30 %  Na   17.92 % Na2O
   Manganese   31.77 %  Mn   41.03 % MnO
   Phosphorus  17.91 %  P    41.05 % P2O5
   Oxygen      37.01 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NaMn2+(PO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: Replacing lithiophilite, in a complex granite pegmatite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1890
Help on Locality: Locality: Branchville, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its content of sodium, natrium, and from the Greek for a friend.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Natrophilite + Pronunciation Say NATROPHILITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 201771
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