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Iriginite Mineral Data

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General Iriginite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (UO2)(Mo++++++2O7)•3(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 627.95 gm
   Uranium     37.91 %  U    43.00 % UO2
   Molybdenum  30.56 %  Mo   45.84 % MoO3
   Hydrogen     0.96 %  H     8.61 % H2O
   Oxygen      30.57 %  O
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              100.00 %       97.45 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: (UO2)Mo2O7•3(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Most abundant secondary minerals in the oxidized zones of hydrothermal U-Mo deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1956
Help on Locality: Locality: U-Mo deposit of the Alexandrovskii mine, Udokan Range, northern Zabaikal´┐Że, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Unknown origin.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Iriginite + Pronunciation Say IRIGINITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 89898
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