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Clinobisvanite Mineral Data

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General Clinobisvanite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: BiVO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 323.92 gm
   Vanadium  15.73 %  V    28.07 % V2O5
   Bismuth   64.52 %  Bi   71.93 % Bi2O3
   Oxygen    19.76 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi(VO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: Accessory mineral in pegmatites, as an oxidization product of other bismuth minerals.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1974
Help on Locality: Locality: Yinnietharra Station, Western Australia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the mineral�s monoclinic crystal system, and BISmuth and VANadium in its composition.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 31549
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