Where did the mineral pargasite get its name?

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  • Pargasite is a complex inosilicate mineral of the amphibole group with formula NaCa2(Mg4Al)(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2. It was first described for an occurrence in Pargas, Finland in 1814 and named for the locality.
  • Pargasite is a complex inosilicate mineral of the amphibole group with formula NaCa 2 (Mg 4 Al) (Si 6 Al 2 )O 22 (OH) 2 . It was first described for an occurrence in Pargas, Finland in 1814 and named for the locality.

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