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Remondite-(Ce) Mineral Data

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General Remondite-(Ce) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na3(Ce,La,Ca,Na,Sr)3(CO3)5
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 611.79 gm
   Sodium     11.65 %  Na   15.70 % Na2O
   Strontium   1.43 %  Sr    1.69 % SrO
   Calcium     1.31 %  Ca    1.83 % CaO
   Lanthanum   9.08 %  La   10.65 % La2O3
   Cerium     27.48 %  Ce   32.19 % Ce2O3
   Carbon      9.82 %  C    35.97 % CO2
   Oxygen     39.23 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %       98.04 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na3Ce1.2La0.4Ca0.2Na0.1Sr0.1(CO3)5
Help on Environment: Environment: Nepheline syenite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1988
Help on Locality: Locality: Ebounja, near Kribi, Cameroon. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Guy Remond (1935-), physicist, Bureau de Recherches G�eologiques et Mini`eres, Orl�eans, France and the predominance of cerium over other rare-earth elements in the compos ition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Remondite-(Ce) + Pronunciation Say REMONDITE-(CE)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 65110
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