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Grattarolaite Mineral Data

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General Grattarolaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Fe+++3O3(PO4)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 310.51 gm
   Iron        53.96 %  Fe   77.14 % Fe2O3
   Phosphorus   9.98 %  P    22.86 % P2O5
   Oxygen      36.07 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe3+3O3(PO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: As nodules about 1 cm in diameter with cavities lined with aggregates up to 1 mm long.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1995 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: The Castelnovo mine, Santa Barbara lignite area, Upper Arno River Vally, 30 km SE of Florence, Italy Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Giuseppe Grattarola (1905-1988), professor of mineralogy at the University of Florence, Italy.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Grattarolaite + Pronunciation Say GRATTAROLAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 36207
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