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Tausonite Mineral Data

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General Tausonite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: SrTiO3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 183.50 gm
   Strontium  47.75 %  Sr   56.47 % SrO
   Titanium   26.09 %  Ti   43.53 % TiO2
   Oxygen     26.16 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: SrTiO3
Help on Environment: Environment: Alkalic igneous rocks. Close to loparite unit cell.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1984
Help on Locality: Locality: Murunskii massif, Aldan, Siberia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for L. V. Tauson (1917-1989), Russian geochemist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Tausonite + Pronunciation Say TAUSONITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 201256
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