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Isoclasite Mineral Data

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General Isoclasite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca2(PO4)(OH)•2(H2O) (?)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 228.17 gm
   Calcium     35.13 %  Ca   49.16 % CaO
   Phosphorus  13.58 %  P    31.11 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     2.21 %  H    19.74 % H2O
   Oxygen      49.09 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca2(PO4)(OH)•2(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Found with chalcedony and dolomite. An inadequately described species.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1870
Help on Locality: Locality: Jachymov, Zapadocesky Kraj, Bohemia, Czech Republic. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from the Greek for "equal" and "fracture", in allusion to the cleavage.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Isoclasite + Pronunciation Say ISOCLASITE