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Ferrowodginite Mineral Data

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General Ferrowodginite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Fe++SnTa2O8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 664.45 gm
   Tantalum  54.47 %  Ta   66.51 % Ta2O5
   Iron       8.41 %  Fe   10.81 % FeO
   Tin       17.87 %  Sn   20.27 % SnO
   Oxygen    19.26 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       97.59 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+SnTa2O8
Help on Environment: Environment: Museum specimens from a granite pegmatite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1992
Help on Locality: Locality: Sukula, Tammela, Finland, the exact locality now lost. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its content of FERROus iron and its relation to wodginite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ferrowodginite + Pronunciation Say FERROWODGINITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1984-006