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Strakhovite Mineral Data

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General Strakhovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NaBa3(Mn++,Mn+++)4Si6O19(OH)3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,178.25 gm
   Barium     34.97 %  Ba   39.04 % BaO
   Sodium      1.95 %  Na    2.63 % Na2O
   Manganese  18.65 %  Mn   18.06 % MnO /  7.38 % MnO2
   Silicon    14.30 %  Si   30.60 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    0.26 %  H     2.29 % H2O
   Oxygen     29.87 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NaBa3Mn2+3Mn4+Si6O19(OH)3
Help on Environment: Environment: At the contact between braunite ore and alkali basalt.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1994
Help on Locality: Locality: The Ir-Nimi manganese deposit, Taikan Ridge, Far East, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For N. M Strakhov (1900-1978), for his contributions to the study of sedimentary ore deposits and phosphorites.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Strakhovite + Pronunciation Say STRAKHOVITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 39582
  IMA1993-005
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