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Admontite Mineral Data

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General Admontite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: MgB6O10•7(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 375.27 gm
   Magnesium   6.48 %  Mg   10.74 % MgO
   Boron      17.28 %  B    55.66 % B2O3
   Hydrogen    3.76 %  H    33.60 % H2O
   Oxygen     72.48 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mg(B6O10)•7(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: In a gypsum deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1979
Help on Locality: Locality: Austria, Schidmaur, near Admont Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Admont, Austria, near the original locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Admontite + Pronunciation Say ADMONTITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 34190
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