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Seidozerite Mineral Data

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General Seidozerite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Na,Ca)2(Zr,Ti,Mn)2Si2O7(O,F)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 368.38 gm
   Sodium     11.23 %  Na   15.14 % Na2O
   Calcium     2.18 %  Ca    3.04 % CaO
   Magnesium   1.32 %  Mg    2.19 % MgO
   Zirconium  17.33 %  Zr   23.42 % ZrO2
   Titanium    7.80 %  Ti   13.01 % TiO2
   Manganese   2.98 %  Mn    3.85 % MnO
   Aluminum    0.73 %  Al    1.38 % Al2O3
   Iron        1.52 %  Fe    2.17 % Fe2O3
   Silicon    15.25 %  Si   32.62 % SiO2
   Oxygen     36.05 %  O
   Fluorine    3.61 %  F     3.61 % F
                -   %   F    -1.52 % -O=F2    
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %       98.91 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na1.8Ca0.2Zr0.7Ti0.6Mn2+0.2Mg0.2Fe3+0.1Al0.1(Si2O7)O1.3F0.7
Help on Environment: Environment: Thin veins in nepheline syenite pegmatites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1958
Help on Locality: Locality: Lovozero massif, near the Muruai and Uel'kuai Rivers, Seidozero region, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Seidozerite + Pronunciation Say SEIDOZERITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 22334
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