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Sorensenite Mineral Data

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General Sorensenite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na4SnBe2Si6O18•2(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 721.23 gm
   Sodium     12.75 %  Na   17.19 % Na2O
   Beryllium   2.50 %  Be    6.94 % BeO
   Silicon    23.36 %  Si   49.99 % SiO2
   Tin        16.46 %  Sn   20.90 % SnO2
   Hydrogen    0.56 %  H     5.00 % H2O
   Oxygen     44.37 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na4SnBe2Si6O18•2(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Nepheline syenite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1965
Help on Locality: Locality: Nakalaq in the Ilimaussaq intrusion complex, Greenland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Henning Sorensen (1926-), emeritus professor, Hakkaido University, Sapporo.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Sorensenite + Pronunciation Say SORENSENITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 34071
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