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Odintsovite Mineral Data

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General Odintsovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: K2Na4Ca3Ti2Be4Si12O38
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,367.20 gm
   Potassium   5.72 %  K     6.89 % K2O
   Sodium      6.73 %  Na    9.07 % Na2O
   Calcium     8.79 %  Ca   12.30 % CaO
   Titanium    7.00 %  Ti   11.69 % TiO2
   Beryllium   2.64 %  Be    7.32 % BeO
   Silicon    24.65 %  Si   52.74 % SiO2
   Oxygen     44.47 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: K2Na4Ca3Ti2Be4Si12O38
Help on Environment: Environment: In a vein in alkaline syenite pegmatite and in kalsilite syenite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1995
Help on Locality: Locality: Murunsky alkaline massif, Aldan shield, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Prof. M. M. Odintsova (1911-1979), a founder of the Institute of the Earth's Crust, Irkutsk.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Odintsovite + Pronunciation Say ODINTSOVITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 39874
  IMA1994-052
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