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Alarsite Mineral Data

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General Alarsite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: AlAsO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 165.90 gm
   Aluminum  16.26 %  Al   30.73 % Al2O3
   Arsenic   45.16 %  As   69.27 % As2O5
   Oxygen    38.58 %  O
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            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Al(AsO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: A product of fumarolic exhalations.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1994 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: The Tolbachik Main fracture eruption, Kamchatka, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from its chemical composition of Aluminum and Arsenic.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Alarsite Say ALARSITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 33254
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