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Scapolite Mineral Data

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General Scapolite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Na,Ca)4[Al3Si9O24]Cl
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 877.08 gm
   Sodium     5.24 %  Na    7.07 % Na2O
   Calcium    9.14 %  Ca   12.79 % CaO
   Aluminum  15.38 %  Al   29.06 % Al2O3
   Silicon   22.42 %  Si   47.95 % SiO2
   Chlorine   4.04 %  Cl    4.04 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -0.91 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen    43.78 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na2Ca2Al5Si7O24Cl
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Approved IMA
Help on Locality: Locality: Otter Lake, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named in 1800 rom the Greek skapos - "rod" and lithos - "stone."
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Scapolite + Pronunciation Say SCAPOLITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Wernerite