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Sekaninaite Mineral Data

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General Sekaninaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Fe++,Mg)2Al4Si5O18
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 632.27 gm
   Magnesium   1.92 %  Mg    3.19 % MgO
   Aluminum   17.07 %  Al   32.25 % Al2O3
   Iron       13.25 %  Fe   17.04 % FeO
   Silicon    22.21 %  Si   47.52 % SiO2
   Oxygen     45.55 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+1.5Mg0.5Al4Si5O18
Help on Environment: Environment: Pegmatitic rocks.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1975
Help on Locality: Locality: Kolni Bory, Czechoslovakia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the Czechoslovakian mineralogist, J. Sekanina (1901-1986).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Sekaninaite + Pronunciation Say SEKANINAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 100490
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