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Takedaite Mineral Data

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General Takedaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca3(BO3)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 237.85 gm
   Calcium  50.55 %  Ca   70.73 % CaO
   Boron     9.09 %  B    29.27 % B2O3
   Oxygen   40.36 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca3(BO3)2
Help on Environment: Environment: In a vein developed along the boundary between crystalline limestone and gehlenite-spurrite skarn. Ca-analog to kotoite and jotoite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1995
Help on Locality: Locality: Fuka, Bitchu-Cho, Okayama Prefeture, Japan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Prof. Hiroshi Takeda (1934- ) , of the Mineralogial Institute, University of Tokyo.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Takedaite + Pronunciation Say TAKEDAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1993-049