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Stratlingite Mineral Data

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General Stratlingite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca2Al[(OH)6AlSiO2-3(OH)4-3]•2,5(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 409.31 gm
   Calcium   19.58 %  Ca   27.40 % CaO
   Aluminum  13.18 %  Al   24.91 % Al2O3
   Silicon    6.86 %  Si   14.68 % SiO2
   Hydrogen   3.69 %  H    33.01 % H2O
   Oxygen    56.68 %  O
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            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca2Al2(SiO2)(OH)10•2.5(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: In a metamorphosed limestone xenolith in basalt (Bellerberg volcano, Germany); within metamorphosed clay xenoliths in phonolite (Montalto di Castro, Italy).
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1976
Help on Locality: Locality: At the Bellerberg volcano, two km north of Mayen, Eifel district, Germany. In a quarry at Campomorto, Montalto di Castro, Lazio, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for W. Stratling, who synthesized the mineral.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Stratlingite + Pronunciation Say STRATLINGITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Straetlingite