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Chistyakovaite Mineral Data

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General Chistyakovaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Al(UO2)2(AsO4)2(F,OH)•6.5H2O
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 969.53 gm
   Uranium     49.10 %  U    55.70 % UO2
   Aluminum     2.67 %  Al    5.05 % Al2O3
   Arsenic     14.14 %  As   21.69 % As2O5
   Phosphorus   0.54 %  P     1.24 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     1.38 %  H    12.37 % H2O
   Oxygen      31.04 %  O
   Fluorine     1.12 %  F     1.12 % F
                 -   %   F    -0.47 % -O=F2    
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %       96.70 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Al0.96(UO2)2(AsO4)1.83(PO4)0.17F0.57OH0.31�6.5(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Occurs in samples collected in the 1950s from the supergene zone of the Bota-Burum deposit. Related to threadgoldite
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2005 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Bota-Burum deposit, south of Alakol' Lake, southwestern Balkhash area, Zhambyl (Dzhambul) Region, Kazakhstan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for N.I. Chistyakova, a senior assistant at the All-Russia Research Institute of Mineral Resources (VIMS).
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2005-003