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Barberiite Mineral Data

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General Barberiite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (NH4)BF4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 104.84 gm
   Boron     10.31 %  B    33.20 % B2O3
   Hydrogen   3.85 %  H      -   % Calc as (NH4)2O
   Nitrogen  13.36 %  N    24.84 % (NH4)2O
   Fluorine  72.48 %  F    72.48 % F
               -   %   F   -30.52 % -O=F2    
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: (NH4)BF4
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in a fumarole at <= 600 deg. C.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1994
Help on Locality: Locality: Fossa crater on Vulcano, Aeolian Islands, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Franco Barberi, Italian volcanologist, University of Pisa, Italy.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Barberiite + Pronunciation Say BARBERIITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 9918
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