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Tugtupite Mineral Data

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General Tugtupite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na4AlBeSi4O12Cl
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 467.74 gm
   Sodium     19.66 %  Na   26.50 % Na2O
   Beryllium   1.93 %  Be    5.35 % BeO
   Aluminum    5.77 %  Al   10.90 % Al2O3
   Silicon    24.02 %  Si   51.38 % SiO2
   Chlorine    7.58 %  Cl    7.58 % Cl
                -   %   Cl   -1.71 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen     41.05 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na4AlBe(Si4O12)Cl
Help on Environment: Environment: Alkali-rich, silica-poor intrusive igneous rocks.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1962
Help on Locality: Locality: Tugtup agatakorfia, Tunugdliarfik, Greenland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its locality
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Tugtupite + Pronunciation Say TUGTUPITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 69958
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