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Sabinaite Mineral Data

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General Sabinaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Na,Ca)4Zr2Ti(CO3)4O4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 634.87 gm
   Sodium     12.67 %  Na   17.08 % Na2O
   Calcium     3.16 %  Ca    4.42 % CaO
   Zirconium  28.74 %  Zr   38.82 % ZrO2
   Titanium    7.54 %  Ti   12.58 % TiO2
   Carbon      7.57 %  C    27.73 % CO2
   Oxygen     40.32 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.63 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na3.5Ca0.5Zr2Ti(CO3)4O4
Help on Environment: Environment: Dawsonite-rich sill.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1980
Help on Locality: Locality: St. Michel, Montreal Island, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Ann Phyllis Sabina Stenson (1930-), mineralogist, Geological Survey of Canada.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Sabinaite + Pronunciation Say SABINAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 82488
  IMA1978-071
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