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Yuanfuliite Mineral Data

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General Yuanfuliite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Mg,Fe++)(Fe+++,Al,Mg,Ti,Fe++)(BO3)O
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 150.33 gm
   Magnesium  13.74 %  Mg   22.79 % MgO
   Titanium    3.19 %  Ti    5.31 % TiO2
   Aluminum    3.59 %  Al    6.78 % Al2O3
   Iron       29.72 %  Fe   14.34 % FeO / 26.56 % Fe2O3
   Boron       7.19 %  B    23.16 % B2O3
   Oxygen     42.57 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %       98.94 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mg0.75Fe2+0.3Fe3+0.5Al0.2Mg0.1Ti0.1(BO3)O
Help on Environment: Environment: Disseminated in and between suanite crystal grains in crystalline magnesian marble.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1994
Help on Locality: Locality: Zhuanmiao boron deposit, Kuandian bounty, Liaoning Province, People's Republic of China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after Prof. Yuan Fuli (1893-1987).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Yuanfuliite + Pronunciation Say YUANFULIITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1994-001