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Podlesnoite Mineral Data

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General Podlesnoite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: BaCa2(CO3)2F2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 379.11 gm
   Barium     36.95 %  Ba   41.25 % BaO
   Sodium      0.06 %  Na    0.08 % Na2O
   Strontium   0.12 %  Sr    0.14 % SrO
   Calcium    20.93 %  Ca   29.29 % CaO
   Iron        0.29 %  Fe    0.38 % FeO
   Carbon      6.30 %  C    23.10 % CO2
   Oxygen     25.32 %  O
   Fluorine   10.02 %  F    10.02 % F
                -   %   F    -4.22 % -O=F2    
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.04 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ba1.02Ca1.98Fe2+0.02Na0.01Sr0.005C1.99O6F2
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in a small hydrothermal body composed primarily of natrolite. New structure type.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2006 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Kirovskii mine, Mt. Kukisvumchorr, Khibiny massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named (pronounced "pod-lez'-no-ite") for Aleksandr Semenovich Podlesnyi (born 1948), Russian amateur mineralogist and prominent mineral collector, in recognition of his significant contributions to the mineralogy of the
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2006-033