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Yegorovite Mineral Data

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General Yegorovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na4[Si2O4(OH)2]2•7H2O
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 526.43 gm
   Sodium    17.47 %  Na   23.55 % Na2O
   Silicon   21.34 %  Si   45.65 % SiO2
   Hydrogen   3.45 %  H    30.80 % H2O
   Oxygen    57.75 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na4•7(H2O)2(Si2O4)2(OH)2
Help on Environment: Environment: New structure type
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2008 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Palitra ("Palette") pegmatite, Kedykverpakhk area of the Karnasurt underground loparite mine, Kedykverpakhk Mountain, Lovozero alkaline massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Yuriy Klavdievich Yegorov-Tismeno (1938-2007), Russian crystal chemist.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2008-033