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Tundrite-(Ce) Mineral Data

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General Tundrite-(Ce) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na2Ce2TiO2(SiO4)(CO3)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 614.89 gm
   Sodium          7.13 %  Na    9.61 % Na2O
   Calcium         0.25 %  Ca    0.36 % CaO
   Lanthanum      14.03 %  La   16.45 % La2O3
   Cerium         23.47 %  Ce   27.49 % Ce2O3
   Praeseodymium   1.86 %  Pr    2.17 % Pr2O3
   Samarium        0.34 %  Sm    0.40 % Sm2O3
   Titanium        6.81 %  Ti   11.37 % TiO2
   Niobium         1.65 %  Nb    2.36 % Nb2O5
   Silicon         4.44 %  Si    9.49 % SiO2
   Hydrogen        0.04 %  H     0.37 % H2O
   Carbon          3.86 %  C    14.16 % CO2
   Neodymium       5.37 %  Nd    6.27 % Nd2O3
   Oxygen         30.75 %  O
                 ______        ______ 
                 100.00 %      100.47 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na1.9Ca0.03Ce1.03La0.62Nd0.22Pr0.08Sm0.01Ti0.87Nb0.1O2H0.25(SiO4)0.972(CO3)0.98
Help on Environment: Environment: Occurs in nepheline syenite pegmatites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1963
Help on Locality: Locality: Mt. Nepkha, Lovozero tundra, Kola Peninsula, Russa and Mont Saint-Hilaire quarry, Quebec, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the Russian locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Tundrite-(Ce) Say TUNDRITE-(CE)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 20932
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