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Hambergite Mineral Data

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General Hambergite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Be2BO3(OH)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 93.84 gm
   Beryllium  19.21 %  Be   53.31 % BeO
   Boron      11.52 %  B    37.09 % B2O3
   Hydrogen    1.07 %  H     9.60 % H2O
   Oxygen     68.20 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Be2(BO3)(OH)
Help on Environment: Environment: Accessory mineral in granite pegmatites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1890
Help on Locality: Locality: Helgeroa, Langesundsfjord, Norway. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Axel Hamberg (1863-1933), Swedish mineralogist and geographer.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hambergite + Pronunciation Say HAMBERGITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 81591
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