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Guanine Mineral Data

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General Guanine Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: C5H3(NH2)N4O
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 151.13 gm
   Hydrogen   3.33 %  H
   Carbon    39.74 %  C
   Nitrogen  46.34 %  N
   Oxygen    10.59 %  O
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: C5H5N5O
Help on Environment: Environment: In guano derived from seabirds and formed as a reaction to bat guano and urine with limestone in the cave.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1844
Help on Locality: Locality: North Chincha Isalnd, Peru and Murra-el-elevyn cave, Cockabiddy Nullabor Plani WA, Australia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Namd for its derivation from and association with guano.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Guanine Say GUANINE