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Thalenite-(Y) Mineral Data

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General Thalenite-(Y) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Y3Si3O10(OH)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 527.98 gm
   Yttrium   50.52 %  Y    64.15 % Y2O3
   Silicon   15.96 %  Si   34.14 % SiO2
   Hydrogen   0.19 %  H     1.71 % H2O
   Oxygen    33.33 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Y3Si3O10(OH)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1898
Help on Locality: Locality: Askagen, Vermland, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Tobins Robert Thalen (1827-1905), Swedish physicist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Thalenite-(Y) + Pronunciation Say THALENITE-(Y)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 65001
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