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General Eveite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Mn2(AsO4)(OH)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 265.80 gm
   Manganese  41.34 %  Mn   53.38 % MnO
   Arsenic    28.19 %  As   43.24 % As2O5
   Hydrogen    0.38 %  H     3.39 % H2O
   Oxygen     30.10 %  O
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             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mn2+2(AsO4)(OH)
Help on Environment: Environment: Dimorphous with sarkinite. Secondary mineral found encrusting cavities in deposits containing Fe-Mn oxides and carbonates.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1967
Help on Locality: Locality: Langban, Varmland, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its structural and chemical simularities to adamite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Eveite Say EVEITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 38426
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