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Pellyite Mineral Data

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General Pellyite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ba2Ca(Fe++,Mg)2Si6O17
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 841.70 gm
   Barium     32.63 %  Ba   36.43 % BaO
   Calcium     4.76 %  Ca    6.66 % CaO
   Magnesium   2.31 %  Mg    3.83 % MgO
   Iron        7.96 %  Fe   10.24 % FeO
   Silicon    20.02 %  Si   42.83 % SiO2
   Oxygen     32.31 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ba2CaFe2+1.2Mg0.8Si6O17
Help on Environment: Environment: Contact metasomatic deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1972
Help on Locality: Locality: Pelly and Ross River, Yukon Territories, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Pellyite Say PELLYITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 12135
  IMA1970-035
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