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Juangodoyite Mineral Data

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General Juangodoyite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na2Cu(CO3)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 229.51 gm
   Sodium  20.83 %  Na   28.08 % Na2O
   Copper  27.13 %  Cu   33.97 % CuO
   Carbon  10.41 %  C    38.16 % CO2
   Oxygen  41.62 %  O
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          100.00 %      100.21 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na2.08Cu0.98(CO3)1.99
Help on Environment: Environment: Fine-grained pseudomorph after chalconatronite in the oxidation zone of the Santa Rosa mine,
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2004 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Mina Santa Rosa, Iquique, Atamaca desert, Chile Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Juan Godoy, who discovered the Cha´┐Żarcillo silver mine in 1832.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2004-036