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Cyanophyllite Mineral Data

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General Cyanophyllite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu++5Al2(SbO4)3(OH)7•9(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,210.12 gm
   Aluminum   4.46 %  Al    8.43 % Al2O3
   Copper    26.26 %  Cu   32.87 % CuO
   Antimony  30.18 %  Sb   40.10 % Sb2O5
   Hydrogen   2.08 %  H    18.61 % H2O
   Oxygen    37.02 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu5Al2(SbO4)3(OH)7•9(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral associated with copper mineralization in a hydrothermal polymetallic barite-fluorite deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1980
Help on Locality: Locality: Clara mine, near Oberwolfach, Black Forest, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Greek for blue and a leaf, in allusion to the color and habit.