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Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na2Si2O5•5(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 272.22 gm
   Sodium    16.89 %  Na   22.77 % Na2O
   Silicon   20.63 %  Si   44.14 % SiO2
   Hydrogen   3.70 %  H    33.09 % H2O
   Oxygen    58.77 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na2(Si2O5)•5(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: In ussingite veinlets cutting nepheline syenites in a differentiated alkalic massif.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1980
Help on Locality: Locality: From Mt. Karnasurt, Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Revda, a town near Mt. Karnasurt, on which the mineral occurs.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Revdite Say REVDITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 39603
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