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Ferberite Mineral Data

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General Ferberite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Fe++WO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 303.69 gm
   Iron      18.39 %  Fe   23.66 % FeO
   Tungsten  60.54 %  W    76.34 % WO3
   Oxygen    21.07 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+(WO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: In high-temperature hydrothermal veins, greisens, and granitic pegmatites, also a residual mineral in alluvial and eluvial deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1863
Help on Locality: Locality: Aquiles, Sierra Almagrera, Spain. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after Moritz Rudolph Ferber (1805-1875) of Gera, Germany.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ferberite + Pronunciation Say FERBERITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 64733
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