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Baddeleyite Mineral Data

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General Baddeleyite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: ZrO2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 123.22 gm
   Zirconium  74.03 %  Zr  100.00 % ZrO2
   Oxygen     25.97 %  O
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             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: ZrO2
Help on Environment: Environment: Gem gravels and high temperature veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1892
Help on Locality: Locality: Caldas, Minas Gerais and Jacupiranga, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Joseph Baddeley, who first called attention to the Sri Lankan material.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Baddeleyite + Pronunciation Say BADDELEYITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 18190
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