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Voloshinite Mineral Data

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General Voloshinite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Rb(LiAl1.5[ ]0.5)(Al0.5Si3.5)O10F2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 442.66 gm
   Rubidium  19.31 %  Rb   21.11 % Rb2O
   Lithium    1.57 %  Li    3.38 % Li2O
   Aluminum  12.19 %  Al   23.03 % Al2O3
   Silicon   22.21 %  Si   47.51 % SiO2
   Oxygen    36.14 %  O
   Fluorine   8.58 %  F     8.58 % F
               -   %   F    -3.61 % -O=F2    
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: RbLiAl1.5Al0.5Si3.5O10F2
Help on Environment: Environment: Rb analog of lepidolite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2007
Help on Locality: Locality: Mt. Vasin-Myl�k, Voron�i Tundry, Kola Peninsula, Russia Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2007-052