Foshagite GT100

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Foshagite (mineralogy) A monoclinic-prismatic snow white mineral containing calcium, hydrogen, oxygen, and silicon. “ Chemical Formula: Ca4Si3O9(OH)2 Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 422.58 gm Calcium 37.94 % Ca 53.08 % CaO Silicon 19.94 % Si 42.66 % SiO2 Hydrogen 0.48 % H 4.26 % H2O Oxygen 41.65 % O ______ ______ 100.00 % 100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca4Si3O9(OH)2 Help on Environment: Environment: Metamorphosed limestone. Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1925 Help on Locality: Locality: Crestmore quarry, 5 miles NW of Riverside, Riverside Co. California. Link to Location Data. Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for William Fredrick Foshag (1894-1956), mineralogist and former curator at U. S. National Museum. Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Foshagite + Pronunciation Say FOSHAGITE Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 25818 PDF 29-377
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