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Parasibirskite Mineral Data

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General Parasibirskite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca2B2O5•(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 199.79 gm
   Calcium   40.12 %  Ca   56.14 % CaO
   Boron     10.82 %  B    34.85 % B2O3
   Hydrogen   1.01 %  H     9.02 % H2O
   Oxygen    48.05 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca2B2O5•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: In a vein between gehlenite-spurrite skarns and crystalline limestone. A polymorph of sibirskite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1996 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Fuka, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For it's relationship to sibirskite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Parasibirskite + Pronunciation Say PARASIBIRSKITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1996-051