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Brizziite-III Mineral Data

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General Brizziite-III Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NaSb+++++O3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 192.74 gm
   Sodium    11.93 %  Na   16.08 % Na2O
   Antimony  63.17 %  Sb   88.07 % SbO3
   Oxygen    24.90 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      104.15 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NaSbO3
Help on Environment: Environment: The result of deep weathering of stibnite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1994
Help on Locality: Locality: The Cetine mine, approximately 20 km SW of Sienna, Tuscany, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Dr. Giancarlo Brizzi (1936-1992) who discovered the mineral.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Brizziite-III + Pronunciation Say BRIZZIITE-III
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1993-044