The oxides molecular weights of normative minerals

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Description

Data frame with normative mineral names, chemical nomenclature, oxides molecular weights and theoretical density of minerals used in CIPW computations.

Usage

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Format

The format is a data frame with 36 rows and 6 columns, including the row names.

Details

This table is calculated from the 2011 table values after the IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry), Commission on Isotopic Abundances and Atomic Weights. It is important to note that row names are the name of the normative minerals.

References

Wieser, M.E., and others. 2013. Pure and Applied Chemistry. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC). v. 78, no. 11, pp. 2051–2066.

See Also

AtomWeight,OxiWeight

Examples

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data(MinWeight)
MinWeight['Quartz','ConsWeight']
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MinWeight['Quartz','Density']
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