Mineralogy Database

Wollastonite-3A-4A-5A-7A Mineral Data

Search Webmineral :

General Wollastonite-3A-4A-5A-7A Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaSiO3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 116.16 gm
   Calcium  34.50 %  Ca   48.28 % CaO
   Silicon  24.18 %  Si   51.72 % SiO2
   Oxygen   41.32 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaSiO3
Help on Environment: Environment: Wollastonite polymorph not recognized as a separate species.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Approved IMA 1983
Help on Locality: Locality: Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the English mineralogist and chemist, W. H. Wollaston (1766-1828).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Wollastonite-3A-4A-5A-7A + Pronunciation Say WOLLASTONITE-3A-4A-5A-7A