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Duttonite Mineral Data

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General Duttonite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: V++++O(OH)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 100.96 gm
   Vanadium  50.46 %  V    82.16 % VO2
   Hydrogen   2.00 %  H    17.84 % H2O
   Oxygen    47.54 %  O
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            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: V4+O(OH)2
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral formed by the low-temperature hydrothermal alteration of vanadium-bearing minerals.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1957
Help on Locality: Locality: Peanut mine, Bull Canyon area, Uravan district, Montrose Co., Colorado, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Clarence Edward Dutton (1841-1912), American geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, an early worker on the Colorado Plateau.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Duttonite + Pronunciation Say DUTTONITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 16727
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