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Orthopinakiolite Mineral Data

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General Orthopinakiolite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Mg,Mn++)2Mn+++BO5
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 209.58 gm
   Magnesium  16.47 %  Mg   27.31 % MgO
   Manganese  34.34 %  Mn   14.55 % MnO / 33.15 % Mn2O3
   Iron        5.86 %  Fe    8.38 % Fe2O3
   Boron       5.16 %  B    16.61 % B2O3
   Oxygen     38.17 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mg1.42Mn2+0.43Mn3+0.88Fe3+0.22BO5
Help on Environment: Environment: Veinlets in granular dolomite in a metamorphosed Fe-Mn orebody.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1960
Help on Locality: Locality: Langban, V´┐Żarmland, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as an ORTHOrhombic mineral related to pinakiolite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Orthopinakiolite + Pronunciation Say ORTHOPINAKIOLITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 200425
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