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Pyroxmangite Mineral Data

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General Pyroxmangite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Mn,Fe++)SiO3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 131.20 gm
   Manganese  33.50 %  Mn   43.25 % MnO
   Iron        8.51 %  Fe   10.95 % FeO
   Silicon    21.41 %  Si   45.79 % SiO2
   Oxygen     36.58 %  O
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             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mn2+0.8Fe2+0.2SiO3
Help on Environment: Environment: Metamorphic and contact metasomatism of Mn-bearing rocks. Forms a series with pyroxferroite
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1913
Help on Locality: Locality: Tunaberg, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its resemblance to the pyroxenes and containing manganese.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Pyroxmangite + Pronunciation Say PYROXMANGITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 34159
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