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Punkaruaivite Mineral Data

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General Punkaruaivite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Li{Ti2(OH)2[Si4O11(OH)]}•H2O
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 460.07 gm
   Lithium    1.51 %  Li    3.25 % Li2O
   Titanium  20.81 %  Ti   34.72 % TiO2
   Silicon   24.42 %  Si   52.24 % SiO2
   Hydrogen   1.10 %  H     9.79 % H2O
   Oxygen    52.16 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: LiTi2(OH)2Si4O11(OH)•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Related to lintisite and kukisvumite. Na-free analog of lintisite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2008 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Mt. Punkaruaiv, Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2008-018