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Vlasovite Mineral Data

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General Vlasovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na2ZrSi4O11
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 425.54 gm
   Sodium     10.81 %  Na   14.56 % Na2O
   Zirconium  21.44 %  Zr   28.96 % ZrO2
   Silicon    26.40 %  Si   56.48 % SiO2
   Oxygen     41.36 %  O
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             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na2ZrSi4O11
Help on Environment: Environment: A late phase in nepheline syenites, syenitic pegmatites, and along the contact zone of a differentiated alkalic massif.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1961
Help on Locality: Locality: Mt. Vavnbed, Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Kuz'ma Alekseevich Vlasov (1905-1964), founder of the Institute of Mineralogy, Geochemistry, and Crystal Chemistry of Rare Elements, Moscow, Russia.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Vlasovite + Pronunciation Say VLASOVITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 6267
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