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Qandilite Mineral Data

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General Qandilite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Mg,Fe++)2(Ti,Fe+++,Al)O4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 179.98 gm
   Magnesium  17.56 %  Mg   29.11 % MgO
   Titanium   15.96 %  Ti   26.63 % TiO2
   Aluminum    3.00 %  Al    5.67 % Al2O3
   Iron       27.93 %  Fe   11.98 % FeO / 26.62 % Fe2O3
   Oxygen     35.56 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mg1.3Fe3+0.4Fe2+0.3Ti0.6Fe3+0.2Al0.2O4
Help on Environment: Environment: In a fosterite skarn.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1985
Help on Locality: Locality: Dupezeh Mountain, hear Hero Town, Qala-Dizeh, Iraq. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its occurrence in rocks of the Quadil Group, Iraq.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Qandilite + Pronunciation Say QANDILITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 65792
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