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Sellaite Mineral Data

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General Sellaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: MgF2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 62.30 gm
   Magnesium  39.01 %  Mg   64.69 % MgO
   Fluorine   60.99 %  F    60.99 % F
                -   %   F   -25.68 % -O=F2    
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: MgF2
Help on Environment: Environment: Bituminous dolomite-anhydrite rock.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1868
Help on Locality: Locality: Gebroulaz glacier, France. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Quintino Sella (1827-1884), Italian mining engineer and mineralogist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Sellaite Say SELLAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 8121
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