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Hectorfloresite Mineral Data

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General Hectorfloresite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na9(IO3)(SO4)4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 766.06 gm
   Sodium  27.01 %  Na   36.41 % Na2O
   Sulfur  16.74 %  S    41.81 % SO3
   Iodine  16.57 %  I    21.79 % I2O5
   Oxygen  39.68 %  O
          ______        ______ 
          100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na9(IO3)(SO4)4
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1989
Help on Locality: Locality: Alianza nitrate mine, Oficina Victoria, Tarapaca, Chile. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Hector Flores W. (1906-1984), Chilean geologist, University of Chile.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hectorfloresite + Pronunciation Say HECTORFLORESITE