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General Formicaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca(HCOO)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 130.11 gm
   Calcium   30.80 %  Ca
   Hydrogen   1.55 %  H
   Carbon    18.46 %  C
   Oxygen    49.19 %  O
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca2(H)2(C)2(O2)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1998 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: The Solondo borno deposit, Buryatia and the Novofrolovskoye copper deposit, Urals, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its composition.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Calcium Formate
  IMA1998-030