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Hechtsbergite Mineral Data

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General Hechtsbergite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Bi2O(OH)(VO4)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 565.91 gm
   Vanadium   9.00 %  V    16.07 % V2O5
   Bismuth   73.86 %  Bi   82.34 % Bi2O3
   Hydrogen   0.18 %  H     1.59 % H2O
   Oxygen    16.96 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi2O(OH)(VO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: In minute cavities in gneiss quarried for road-building material. The vanadium-dominant analog of atelestite and, probably, smrkovecite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1995 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Hechtsberg quarry at Hausach, Black Forest, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hechtsbergite + Pronunciation Say HECHTSBERGITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 85180