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Tatarskite Mineral Data

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General Tatarskite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca6Mg2(SO4)2(CO3)2Cl4(OH)4•7(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 937.17 gm
   Calcium    25.66 %  Ca   35.90 % CaO
   Magnesium   5.19 %  Mg    8.60 % MgO
   Hydrogen    1.94 %  H    17.30 % H2O
   Carbon      2.56 %  C     9.39 % CO2
   Sulfur      6.84 %  S    17.09 % SO3
   Chlorine   15.13 %  Cl   15.13 % Cl
                -   %   Cl   -3.41 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen     42.68 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca6Mg2(SO4)2(CO3)2Cl4(OH)4•7(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in a drill core of marine evaporite deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1963
Help on Locality: Locality: Caspian Depression, Kazakhstan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Vitalii Borisovich Tatarskii (1907-), Russian mineralogist, Leningrad University.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Tatarskite + Pronunciation Say TATARSKITE