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Cannonite Mineral Data

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General Cannonite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Bi2O(OH)2SO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 564.04 gm
   Bismuth   74.10 %  Bi   82.61 % Bi2O3
   Hydrogen   0.36 %  H     3.19 % H2O
   Sulfur     5.69 %  S    14.19 % SO3
   Oxygen    19.86 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi2O(OH)2(SO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: Associated with quartz gangue
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1992
Help on Locality: Locality: Tunnel Extension mine, Ohio mining district, Piute County, Utah, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for B.B. Cannon, who first recognized the mineral.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 35188
  IMA1992-002
  PDF 45-1439