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Berdesinskiite Mineral Data

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General Berdesinskiite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: V+++2TiO5
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 229.76 gm
   Titanium  20.84 %  Ti   34.77 % TiO2
   Vanadium  44.34 %  V    65.23 % V2O3
   Oxygen    34.82 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: V3+2TiO5
Help on Environment: Environment: Weathered gneiss with kornerupine, schreyerite and tourmaline.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1981
Help on Locality: Locality: Lasamba Hill, Kwale district, Voi, Kenya. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Waldemar Berdesinski (1911-1990), German mineralogist, University of Heidelberg.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Berdesinskiite + Pronunciation Say BERDESINSKIITE