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Suzukiite Mineral Data

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General Suzukiite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: BaVO(SiO3)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 356.44 gm
   Barium    38.53 %  Ba   43.02 % BaO
   Vanadium  14.29 %  V    25.51 % V2O5
   Silicon   15.76 %  Si   33.71 % SiO2
   Oxygen    31.42 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      102.24 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: BaV5+O(SiO3)2
Help on Environment: Environment: In massive rhodonite-rhodochrosite ore. Ba analoge of haradaite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1982
Help on Locality: Locality: Mogurazawa mine, Kiry City, Gumma Prefecture, Honshu, Japan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Jan Suzuki (1996-1970), mineralogist and petrologist at Hokkaido University, Sapporo.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Suzukiite + Pronunciation Say SUZUKIITE