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Claudetite Mineral Data

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General Claudetite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: As2O3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 197.84 gm
   Arsenic  75.74 %  As  100.00 % As2O3
   Oxygen   24.26 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: As2O3
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary oxidation product derived from realgar, arsenopyrite, or other arsenic-bearing minerals or as a sublimation product of mine fires. Dimorphous with arsenolite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1868
Help on Locality: Locality: San Domingo mines, Algarve, Portugal. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Frederick Claudet, the French chemist who first described naturally occurring material.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 100434
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