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Olgite Mineral Data

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General Olgite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na(Sr,Ba)PO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 227.95 gm
   Barium      27.11 %  Ba   30.27 % BaO
   Sodium      10.09 %  Na   13.59 % Na2O
   Strontium   21.14 %  Sr   25.00 % SrO
   Phosphorus  13.59 %  P    31.14 % P2O5
   Oxygen      28.08 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NaSr0.55Ba0.45(PO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: Nepheline syenite pegmatite. Olgite is now the series name for bario-olgite and strontio-olgite
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Discredited IMA 2008 - Approved IMA 1980
Help on Locality: Locality: Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Olga Anisimovne-Vorobiova (1902-1974), Russian mineralogist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Olgite Say OLGITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 20962
  Olgite I
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