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Reederite-(Y) Mineral Data

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General Reederite-(Y) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na15Y2(CO3)9(SO3F)Cl
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,197.26 gm
   Sodium    28.80 %  Na   38.83 % Na2O
   Yttrium   14.85 %  Y    18.86 % Y2O3
   Carbon     9.03 %  C    33.08 % CO2
   Sulfur     2.68 %  S     5.35 % SO2
   Chlorine   2.96 %  Cl    2.96 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -0.67 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen    40.09 %  O
   Fluorine   1.59 %  F     1.59 % F
               -   %   F    -0.67 % -O=F2    
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       99.33 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na15Y2(CO3)9(SO3)FCl
Help on Environment: Environment: Inclusions in a trona-filled vug in a sodalite xenolith in syenite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1994 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville County, Quebec, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Dr. Richard J. Reeder, currently co-editor of the American Mineralogist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Reederite-(Y) + Pronunciation Say REEDERITE-(Y)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 80832
  IMA1994-012
  PDF 48-1893