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Coulsonite Mineral Data

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General Coulsonite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Fe++V+++2O4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 221.73 gm
   Vanadium  45.95 %  V    67.60 % V2O3
   Iron      25.19 %  Fe   32.40 % FeO
   Oxygen    28.86 %  O
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            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+V3+2O4
Help on Environment: Environment: Veinlets of magnetite, with silicate minerals, cutting metamorphosed andesite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1937
Help on Locality: Locality: Buena Vista Hills, 32 km southeast of Lovelock, Mineral Basin district, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Arthur Lennox Coulson (1898-?), geologist of the Indian Geological Survey.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 28962
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