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General Anthoinite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: AlWO3(OH)3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 309.85 gm
   Aluminum   8.71 %  Al   16.45 % Al2O3
   Hydrogen   0.98 %  H     8.72 % H2O
   Tungsten  59.33 %  W    74.83 % WO3
   Oxygen    30.98 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: AlWO3(OH)3
Help on Environment: Environment: In placers and probable alteration product of scheelite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1947
Help on Locality: Locality: Mt. Misobo tungsten mine, Kalima district, Maniema, Zaire. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Raymond Anthoine (1888-1971), Belgian mining engineer, who wrote on prospecting of alluvial deposits.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Anthoinite + Pronunciation Say ANTHOINITE