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Hydrobasaluminite Mineral Data

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General Hydrobasaluminite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Al4(SO4)(OH)10•12-36(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 644.29 gm
   Aluminum  16.75 %  Al   31.65 % Al2O3
   Hydrogen   6.26 %  H    55.92 % H2O
   Sulfur     4.98 %  S    12.43 % SO3
   Oxygen    72.01 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Al4(SO4)(OH)10•15(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Precursor mineral to basaluminite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1948
Help on Locality: Locality: Irchester and elsewhere in England. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition and relation to basaluminite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hydrobasaluminite + Pronunciation Say HYDROBASALUMINITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Winebergite (discredited)