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Calcioaravaipaite Mineral Data

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General Calcioaravaipaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbCa2Al(F,OH)9
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 483.33 gm
   Calcium   16.58 %  Ca   23.20 % CaO
   Aluminum   5.58 %  Al   10.55 % Al2O3
   Hydrogen   0.21 %  H     1.86 % H2O
   Lead      42.87 %  Pb   46.18 % PbO
   Oxygen     3.31 %  O
   Fluorine  31.45 %  F    31.45 % F
               -   %   F   -13.24 % -O=F2    
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbCa2AlF8(OH)
Help on Environment: Environment: In a small epithermal lead-copper-silver deposit in a silicified breccia.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1996 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: The Grand Reef mine in Laurel Canyon, about 6 km northeast of Klondyke, Aravaipa mining district, Graham County, Arizona. USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the relationship with aravaipaite
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Calcioaravaipaite + Pronunciation Say CALCIOARAVAIPAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1994-018