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Hoelite Mineral Data

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General Hoelite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (C6H4)2(CO)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 208.22 gm
   Hydrogen   3.87 %  H
   Carbon    80.76 %  C
   Oxygen    15.37 %  O
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: C12H8C2O2
Help on Environment: Environment: From a burning coal seam.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1922
Help on Locality: Locality: Spitzbergen, Norway. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Adolf Hoel (1879-?), geologist, leader of a Norwegian expedition to Spitzbergen.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hoelite Say HOELITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Anthraquinone