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Quintinite-3T Mineral Data

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General Quintinite-3T Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Mg4Al2(OH)12CO3•4(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 487.34 gm
   Magnesium  19.95 %  Mg   33.08 % MgO
   Aluminum   11.07 %  Al   20.92 % Al2O3
   Hydrogen    4.14 %  H    36.97 % H2O
   Carbon      2.46 %  C     9.03 % CO2
   Oxygen     62.38 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mg4Al2(OH)12(CO3)•4(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Related to caresite-2H, charmarite-2H and charmarite-3T.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1995
Help on Locality: Locality: Found in the Demix quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after Quintin Wight (b. 1935), of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, significant contributor to mineral studies at Mont Saint-Hilaire, and author of The Complete Book of Micromounting ( 1993).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Quintinite-3T + Pronunciation Say QUINTINITE-3T
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1992-029