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Usovite Mineral Data

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General Usovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ba2CaMgAl2F14
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 658.98 gm
   Barium     41.68 %  Ba   46.53 % BaO
   Calcium     6.08 %  Ca    8.51 % CaO
   Magnesium   3.69 %  Mg    6.12 % MgO
   Aluminum    8.19 %  Al   15.47 % Al2O3
   Fluorine   40.36 %  F    40.36 % F
                -   %   F   -17.00 % -O=F2    
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ba2CaMgAl2F14
Help on Environment: Environment: Fluorite veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1967
Help on Locality: Locality: Upper Noiby River area, Yenisei region, Siberia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Mikhail Antonovich Usov (1883-1939), Russian geologist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Usovite Say USOVITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 20393
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