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Sinoite Mineral Data

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General Sinoite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Si2N2O
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 100.18 gm
   Silicon   56.07 %  Si
   Nitrogen  27.96 %  N
   Oxygen    15.97 %  O
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Si2N2O
Help on Environment: Environment: Metamorphism of existing EL6 chondrites or possibly by impact melting of EL4 chondrites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1964
Help on Locality: Locality: Jajh deh Kot Lalu meteorite, Sind Province, Pakistan Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named in 1964 for the composition (SiNO).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Sinoite Say SINOITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 66539
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