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General Olympite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: LiNa5(PO4)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 311.83 gm
   Sodium      36.86 %  Na   49.69 % Na2O
   Lithium      2.23 %  Li    4.79 % Li2O
   Phosphorus  19.87 %  P    45.52 % P2O5
   Oxygen      41.05 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: LiNa5(PO4)2
Help on Environment: Environment: Ultra-alkalic phase in nepheline syenite pegmatites in differentiated alkalic massifs.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1980
Help on Locality: Locality: Mt. Rasvumchorr, Khibiny massif, and in the Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the 1980 Summer Olympic Games, in Moscow, USSR.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Olympite Say OLYMPITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 64931
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