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Ferrimolybdite Mineral Data

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General Ferrimolybdite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Fe+++2(MoO4)3•8(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 717.61 gm
   Iron        15.56 %  Fe   22.25 % Fe2O3
   Molybdenum  40.11 %  Mo   60.17 % MoO3
   Hydrogen     1.97 %  H    17.57 % H2O
   Oxygen      42.36 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe3+2(MoO4)3•7(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Molybdenite mines.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1914
Help on Locality: Locality: Siberia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from its chemical composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ferrimolybdite Say FERRIMOLYBDITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Molybdite