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Dickthomssenite Mineral Data

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General Dickthomssenite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Mg(V+++++2O6)•7(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 348.29 gm
   Magnesium   6.98 %  Mg   11.57 % MgO
   Vanadium   29.25 %  V    52.22 % V2O5
   Hydrogen    4.05 %  H    36.21 % H2O
   Oxygen     59.72 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: MgV5+2O6•7(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Coatings on sandstone associated with U-V minerals and organic materials. Structural relationships to munirite and rossite
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2000 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Firefly-Pigmay uranium-vanadium mine, San Juan County, Utah, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after Richard W. Thomssen (1933-), consulting geologist from Dayton, Nevada, USA.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2000-047