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Shlykovite Mineral Data

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General Shlykovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: KCa[Si4O9(OH)]•3H2O
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 743.59 gm
   Potassium   5.26 %  K
   Calcium     5.39 %  Ca
   Silicon    60.43 %  Si
   Hydrogen    0.95 %  H
   Oxygen     27.97 %  O
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: KCa4(Si4)O9(OH)•3(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Phyllosilicate representing a new structural typ
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2009
Help on Locality: Locality: Tsentral´┐Żnyi mine, Khibiny alkaline complex, Kola Peninsula, Russia Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2008-062