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Droninoite Mineral Data

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General Droninoite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ni3Fe+++Cl(OH)8•2H2O
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 442.09 gm
   Iron      21.73 %  Fe   12.19 % FeO / 17.52 % Fe2O3
   Nickel    28.68 %  Ni   36.49 % NiO
   Hydrogen   2.66 %  H    23.76 % H2O
   Chlorine  12.99 %  Cl   12.99 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -2.93 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen    33.95 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.02 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ni2.16Fe2+0.75Fe3+0.97Cl1.62(OH)7.1•2.28(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Terrestrial alteration of an iron meteorite. Hydrotalcite group.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2008 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Dronino village, Kasimov District, Ryazan´┐Ż Oblast, 350 km south-east of Moscow, Russia Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2008-003