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General Heyite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb5Fe++2(VO4)2O4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,441.57 gm
   Vanadium   7.07 %  V    12.62 % V2O5
   Iron       7.75 %  Fe    9.97 % FeO
   Lead      71.87 %  Pb   77.42 % PbO
   Oxygen    13.32 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb5Fe2+2(VO4)2O4
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral in the oxidized portions of a polymetallic sulfide deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1973
Help on Locality: Locality: Betty Jo claim, about 13 km southeast of Ely, Nevada district, White Pine Co., Nevada, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Max Hutchinson Hey (1904-1984), eminent British mineralogist and chemist, British Museum (Natural History), London, England.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Heyite Say HEYITE