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Dessauite Mineral Data

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General Dessauite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Sr,Pb)(Y,U)(Ti,Fe+++)20O38
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,856.57 gm
   Strontium   3.54 %  Sr    4.19 % SrO
   Yttrium     3.35 %  Y     4.26 % Y2O3
   Uranium     3.85 %  U     4.36 % UO2
   Titanium   38.68 %  Ti   64.54 % TiO2
   Iron       15.04 %  Fe   21.50 % Fe2O3
   Lead        2.79 %  Pb    3.01 % PbO
   Oxygen     32.75 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      101.85 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Sr0.75Pb0.25Y0.7U0.3Ti15Fe3+5O38
Help on Environment: Environment: In calcite veins within dolomite. A member of the Crichtonite group.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1997 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: The Buca della Vena mine, Apuan Alps, near the town of Stazzema, northern Tuscany, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Gabor Dessau (1907-1983), professor of ore mineralogy at the University of Pisa, Italy.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Dessauite + Pronunciation Say DESSAUITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 77505
  IMA1994-057
  Romanite