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Panunzite Mineral Data

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General Panunzite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (K,Na)AlSiO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 154.14 gm
   Potassium  19.02 %  K    22.92 % K2O
   Sodium      3.73 %  Na    5.03 % Na2O
   Aluminum   17.51 %  Al   33.08 % Al2O3
   Silicon    18.22 %  Si   38.98 % SiO2
   Oxygen     41.52 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: K0.75Na0.25AlSiO4
Help on Environment: Environment: Within cavities of pyroxene-rich ejecta blocks that are part of a recent volcanoclastic deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1988
Help on Locality: Locality: From Monte Somma and Vesuvius, Campania, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Dr. Achille Panunzi, Professor of Chemistry, University of Naples, Naples, Italy.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Panunzite + Pronunciation Say PANUNZITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 30951
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