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Clinobehoite Mineral Data

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General Clinobehoite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Be(OH)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 43.03 gm
   Beryllium  20.95 %  Be   58.13 % BeO
   Hydrogen    4.69 %  H    41.87 % H2O
   Oxygen     74.37 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Be(OH)2
Help on Environment: Environment: Hydrothermally altered zones in desilicated pegmatites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1989
Help on Locality: Locality: Malyshev deposit, Asbest district, near Yekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk), Ural Mountains, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its monoclinic symmetry and relation to behoite.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 65723
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