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Voggite Mineral Data

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General Voggite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na2Zr(PO4)(CO3)(OH)•2(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 345.22 gm
   Sodium      13.32 %  Na   17.95 % Na2O
   Zirconium   26.42 %  Zr   35.69 % ZrO2
   Phosphorus   8.97 %  P    20.56 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     1.46 %  H    13.05 % H2O
   Carbon       3.48 %  C    12.75 % CO2
   Oxygen      46.35 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na2Zr(PO4)(CO3)(OH)•2(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Margins of an altered amygdaloidal basalt dyke that has intruded a silicocarbonatite sill.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1990
Help on Locality: Locality: Francon quarry, Montreal, Quebec. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for for Adolf Vogg who first discovered the mineral.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Voggite Say VOGGITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 66310
  IMA1988-037
  PDF 45-1442