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Perrierite-(Ce) Mineral Data

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General Perrierite-(Ce) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Ce,La,Ca)4(Fe++,Mg)2(Ti,Fe+++)3Si4O22
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,201.74 gm
   Sodium            0.38 %  Na    0.52 % Na2O
   Strontium         0.73 %  Sr    0.86 % SrO
   Calcium           3.00 %  Ca    4.20 % CaO
   Lanthanum        17.34 %  La   20.33 % La2O3
   Cerium           15.16 %  Ce   17.75 % Ce2O3
   La,Ce,Pr,Nd,Sm,   4.79 %  RE    5.59 % REE2O3
   Thorium           0.97 %  Th    1.10 % ThO2
   Magnesium         0.20 %  Mg    0.34 % MgO
   Titanium         11.16 %  Ti   18.61 % TiO2
   Manganese         1.37 %  Mn    1.77 % MnO
   Aluminum          0.22 %  Al    0.42 % Al2O3
   Iron              6.04 %  Fe    7.77 % FeO
   Silicon           9.35 %  Si   20.00 % SiO2
   Oxygen           29.29 %  O
                   ______        ______ 
                   100.00 %       99.27 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: La1.5Ce1.3Ca0.5REE0.4Na0.2Sr0.1Th0.05Ti2.8Fe2+1.3Ca0.4Mn2+0.3Mg0.1Al0.1Si4O22
Help on Environment: Environment: In sands derived from weathered tuffs and syenite pegmatites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1987
Help on Locality: Locality: Nettuno, Lazio, and on Mt. Amiata, Tuscany, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Carlo Perier (1886-1948), Italian mineralogist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Perrierite-(Ce) + Pronunciation Say PERRIERITE-(CE)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 33145
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