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General Evansite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Al3(PO4)(OH)6•6(H2O) (?)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 386.05 gm
   Aluminum    20.97 %  Al   39.62 % Al2O3
   Phosphorus   8.02 %  P    18.38 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     4.70 %  H    42.00 % H2O
   Oxygen      66.31 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Al3(PO4)(OH)6•6(H2O)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1864
Help on Locality: Locality: Zelezn´┐Żk Mt, Sirk, Slovakia Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the English metallurgist, Brooke Evans (1797-1862),
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Evansite Say EVANSITE