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Carobbiite Mineral Data

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General Carobbiite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: KF
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 58.10 gm
   Potassium  67.30 %  K    81.07 % K2O
   Fluorine   32.70 %  F    32.70 % F
                -   %   F   -13.77 % -O=F2    
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: KF
Help on Environment: Environment: Stalactites in cavities in lava.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1956
Help on Locality: Locality: Vesuvius, Campania, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Guido Carobbi (1900-1983), Italian geologist, Institute of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, University of Florence, Florence, Italy, who collected the first specimens.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 64686
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