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Nordenskioldine Mineral Data

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General Nordenskioldine Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaSnB2O6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 276.40 gm
   Calcium  14.50 %  Ca   20.29 % CaO
   Tin      42.95 %  Sn   54.52 % SnO2
   Boron     7.82 %  B    25.19 % B2O3
   Oxygen   34.73 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaSnB2O6
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1887
Help on Locality: Locality: Aro, Langesundsfjord, Norway. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Nils A. E. Nordenski´┐Żld (1832-1901), Swedish mineralogist and Arctic explorer.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Nordenskioldine + Pronunciation Say NORDENSKIOLDINE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Nordenskioeldine