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General Doyleite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Al(OH)3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 78.00 gm
   Aluminum  34.59 %  Al   65.36 % Al2O3
   Hydrogen   3.88 %  H    34.64 % H2O
   Oxygen    61.53 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Al(OH)3
Help on Environment: Environment: A late-stage hydrothermal mineral lining vugs in veins in nepheline syenite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1985
Help on Locality: Locality: Mont Saint-Hilaire, Canada Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Canadian physician E.J. Doyle, of Ottawa, Canada, who found the mineral at Mont Saint-Hilaire, Canada.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Doyleite Say DOYLEITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 50581
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