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Strontiowhitlockite Mineral Data

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General Strontiowhitlockite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Sr7(Mg,Ca)3(PO4)6[PO3(OH)]
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,392.01 gm
   Barium       1.97 %  Ba    2.20 % BaO
   Strontium   44.06 %  Sr   52.11 % SrO
   Calcium      4.03 %  Ca    5.64 % CaO
   Magnesium    2.79 %  Mg    4.63 % MgO
   Phosphorus  15.35 %  P    35.18 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     0.07 %  H     0.58 % H2O
   Oxygen      31.72 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.34 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Sr7Ca1.4Mg0.6Ba0.2Mg(PO4)6(PO3OH)0.9
Help on Environment: Environment: In cavities in dolomite carbonatite vein cutting pyroxenites in an alkalic massif.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1991
Help on Locality: Locality: Zheleznyi iron mine, Kovdor massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the stronium analog of whitlockite.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1989-040