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Jachymovite Mineral Data

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General Jachymovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (UO2)8(SO4)(OH)14•13(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,728.59 gm
   Uranium   69.79 %  U    79.17 % UO2
   Hydrogen   1.48 %  H    13.20 % H2O
   Sulfur     1.18 %  S     2.93 % SO3
   Oxygen    27.56 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       95.31 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: (UO2)8(SO4)(OH)14•13(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in a dolomite-vein.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1997 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Jachymov (St. Joachimsthal), Krusne Hory, Zapadocesky kraj, Cechy (Bohemia), Czech Republic. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Jachymovite + Pronunciation Say JACHYMOVITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1994-025