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Colimaite Mineral Data

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General Colimaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: K3VS4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 296.49 gm
   Potassium  38.90 %  K
   Sodium      0.47 %  Na
   Vanadium   17.70 %  V
   Sulfur     42.94 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: K2.95Na0.06V5+1.03S3.97
Help on Environment: Environment: Volcanic fumaroles.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2007
Help on Locality: Locality: Colima volcano, Colima State, Mexico Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the locality
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2007-045