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Hashemite Mineral Data

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General Hashemite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ba(Cr,S)O4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 248.34 gm
   Barium    55.30 %  Ba   61.74 % BaO
   Chromium  15.70 %  Cr   30.20 % CrO3
   Sulfur     3.23 %  S     8.06 % SO3
   Oxygen    25.77 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: BaCr0.75S0.25O4
Help on Environment: Environment: Disseminated in veinlets cutting phosphate carbonate rock, the stratigraphic correlative of the Mottled Zone of the Hatrurim Formation, Israel.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1983
Help on Locality: Locality: Stone quarries 60 km southeast of Amman, west-central Jordan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, within which the species occurs.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hashemite + Pronunciation Say HASHEMITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 62181
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