Chemical Formula: NaNa(Be,Li)(Zr,Zn)2(PO4)4·1-2(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 639.49 g
 
Hydrogen 0.47 % H 4.23 % H2O 0.00 %
Lithium 0.11 % Li 0.23 % Li2O 0.00 %
Beryllium 0.85 % Be 2.35 % BeO 0.00 %
Oxygen 43.78 % O 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sodium 5.75 % Na 7.75 % Na2O 0.00 %
Phosphorus 19.37 % P 44.39 % P2O5 0.00 %
Potassium 1.83 % K 2.21 % K2O 0.00 %
Calcium 0.63 % Ca 0.88 % CaO 0.00 %
Iron 0.87 % Fe 1.12 % FeO 0.00 %
Zirconium 24.25 % Zr 32.76 % ZrO2 0.00 %
Cesium 2.08 % Cs 2.20 % Cs2O 0.00 %


99.99 % 98.12 %
 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na1.6K0.3Cs0.1Be0.6Li0.1Zr1.7Fe2+0.1Ca0.1 (PO4)4·1.5(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Accessory mineral in a granite pegmatite
Help on Locality: Locality: Nevel quarry, Newry, Oxford County, Maine, USA.. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Richard Venable Gaines (1917-1999), American mineralogist, economic geologist, and mineral collector of Earlysville, Virginia, USA, for his interest in beryllium minerals
Help on Synonym: Synonym: