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General Ice Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: H2O
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 18.02 gm
   Hydrogen  11.19 %  H   100.00 % H2O
   Oxygen    88.81 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: •(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Cold weather as snow crystals, coating ponds, glaciers, and icebergs.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) Prehistoric
Help on Locality: Locality: World wide. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Middle English "is" or "iis", related to the Dutch "ijs" and German "eis".
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ice Say ICE