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Alumotungstite Mineral Data

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General Alumotungstite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (W,Al)(O,OH)3 (?)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 216.36 gm
   Aluminum   1.25 %  Al    2.36 % Al2O3
   Hydrogen   0.09 %  H     0.83 % H2O
   Tungsten  76.48 %  W    96.44 % WO3
   Oxygen    22.18 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       99.63 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: W0.9Al0.1O2.8(OH)0.2
Help on Environment: Environment: Originally reported as the aluminum analog of ferritungstite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1971
Help on Locality: Locality: Kramat Pulai mine, Kinta district, Perak, Malaysia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Alumotungstite + Pronunciation Say ALUMOTUNGSTITE