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Trona Mineral Data

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General Trona Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na3(CO3)(HCO3)•2(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 226.03 gm
   Sodium    30.51 %  Na   41.13 % Na2O
   Hydrogen   2.23 %  H    19.93 % H2O
   Carbon    10.63 %  C    38.94 % CO2
   Oxygen    56.63 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na3(HCO3)(CO3)•2(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Non-marine evaporite deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1773
Help on Locality: Locality: Nile Vally near Memphis, Egypt. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From Arabic origins meaning "natron."
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Trona Say TRONA
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 62200
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