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Heterogenite-3R Mineral Data

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General Heterogenite-3R Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Co+++O(OH)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 91.94 gm
   Cobalt    64.10 %  Co   90.20 % Co2O3
   Hydrogen   1.10 %  H     9.80 % H2O
   Oxygen    34.80 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CoO(OH)
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral of smaltite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1872
Help on Locality: Locality: Schneeberg, Saxony and Wittichen, Baden, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Greek for "of another kind", as differing in composition from similar minerals. 3R polytype.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Heterogenite-3R + Pronunciation Say HETEROGENITE-3R