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Bariosincosite Mineral Data

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General Bariosincosite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ba(V++++O)2(PO4)2•4(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 533.21 gm
   Barium      25.75 %  Ba   28.76 % BaO
   Vanadium    19.11 %  V    31.11 % VO2
   Phosphorus  11.62 %  P    26.62 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     1.51 %  H    13.51 % H2O
   Oxygen      42.01 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: BaV4+2O2(PO4)2•4(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Within the copper-mineralized contact zone of a quartzite unit and a slate unit. The Ba-dominant analogue of sincosite
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1998 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: The Spring Creek mine about 10 km south of Wilmingon and on the eastern flank of Mt. Remarkable, at the southern end of the Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its relationship to sincosite.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1998-047