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Novgorodovaite Mineral Data

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General Novgorodovaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca2(C2O4)Cl2•2(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 278.57 gm
   Calcium   28.77 %  Ca   40.26 % CaO
   Hydrogen   1.66 %  H    14.87 % H2O
   Carbon     8.62 %  C    25.85 % C2O3
   Chlorine  24.18 %  Cl   24.18 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -5.46 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen    36.76 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       99.71 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca2(C2O4)Cl1.9(OH)0.2•2.2(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Marine evaporite deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2000 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Drill core intersection (850-900m) of evaporitic rocks at the Chelkar salt dome deposit, western Kazakhstan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Margarita Ivanovna Novgorodova (1938-), director of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Moscow, Russia.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2000-039