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Olekminskite Mineral Data

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General Olekminskite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Sr(Sr,Ca,Ba)(CO3)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 285.97 gm
   Barium      4.80 %  Ba    5.36 % BaO
   Strontium  49.02 %  Sr   57.98 % SrO
   Calcium     4.20 %  Ca    5.88 % CaO
   Carbon      8.40 %  C    30.78 % CO2
   Oxygen     33.57 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: SrSr0.6Ca0.3Ba0.1(CO3)2
Help on Environment: Environment: Barytocalcite�quartz veins in intrusive breccia in an alkaline massif. Forms a series with paralstonite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1991
Help on Locality: Locality: Kedrovyi massif, five km southeast of the Murun massif, Aldan Shield, Sakha, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Olekminsk, Russia, administrative center for the district in which the Kedrovyi massif is located.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Olekminskite + Pronunciation Say OLEKMINSKITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1989-047