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Avicennite Mineral Data

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General Avicennite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Tl2O3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 661.15 gm
   Thallium  92.74 %  Tl  103.63 % Tl2O3
   Oxygen     7.26 %  O
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            100.00 %      103.63 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Tl3O3
Help on Environment: Environment: In the weathered zone of a hematite-calcite vein cutting banded marmorized and silicified limestones near a granite-gneiss contact (near Dzhuzumli, Tadzhikistan).
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1958
Help on Locality: Locality: From near the village of Dzhuzumli, Mt. Zirabulaksk region, Bukhara, Tadzhikistan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the medieval (Persian) scholar and physician, Abu 'Ali al-Husayn ibn 'Abd Allah ibn Sina (Avicenna) (930-1037), who lived in Bukhara, Tadzhikistan.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Avicennite + Pronunciation Say AVICENNITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 26813
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