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Perovskite Mineral Data

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General Perovskite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaTiO3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 135.96 gm
   Calcium   29.48 %  Ca   41.25 % CaO
   Titanium  35.22 %  Ti   58.75 % TiO2
   Oxygen    35.30 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaTiO3
Help on Environment: Environment: Common in chlorite, talc, or serpentine rocks.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1839
Help on Locality: Locality: Achmatovsk near Kussinsk in the Zlatoust district, Ural mountans, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the Russian mineralogist, L. A. Perovski (1792-1856).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Perovskite + Pronunciation Say PEROVSKITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Dysanalyte (Nb)
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