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Huemulite Mineral Data

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General Huemulite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na4Mg(V10O28)•24(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,506.03 gm
   Sodium      6.11 %  Na    8.23 % Na2O
   Magnesium   1.61 %  Mg    2.68 % MgO
   Vanadium   33.83 %  V    60.38 % V2O5
   Hydrogen    3.21 %  H    28.71 % H2O
   Oxygen     55.24 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na4MgV5+10O28•24(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Granular coatings on sandstone.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1966
Help on Locality: Locality: Huemul mine, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Huemulite + Pronunciation Say HUEMULITE