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Tanzanion

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Formula:
(Mg,Co)
 
2
SiO
 
4


Trade name for Co-doped synthetic Mg2SiO4 (i.e., synthetic forsterite) of intense purplish-blue color.
A simulant of tanzanite.

Classification of Tanzanion

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Chemical Properties of Tanzanion

Formula:
(Mg,Co)
 
2
SiO
 
4
Simplified for copy/paste:(Mg,Co)2SiO4
Essential elements:Mg, O, Si
All elements listed in formula:Co, Mg, O, Si

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Tanzanion

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