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Scandiobabingtonite Mineral Data

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General Scandiobabingtonite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca2(Fe++,Mn)ScSi5O14(OH)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 562.16 gm
   Calcium    14.26 %  Ca   19.95 % CaO
   Scandium    8.00 %  Sc   12.27 % Sc2O3
   Manganese   2.44 %  Mn    3.15 % MnO
   Iron        7.45 %  Fe    9.59 % FeO
   Silicon    24.98 %  Si   53.44 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    0.18 %  H     1.60 % H2O
   Oxygen     42.69 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca2Fe2+0.75Mn2+0.25ScSi5O14(OH)
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in a miarolitic cavity.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1998 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Montecatini quarry in the Baveno granite, near Novara, Piedmont, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: The name reflects its composition, as the scandium analogue of babingtonite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Scandiobabingtonite + Pronunciation Say SCANDIOBABINGTONITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 86582
  IMA1993-012