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Kamiokite Mineral Data

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General Kamiokite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Fe2Mo3O8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 527.51 gm
   Iron        21.17 %  Fe   27.24 % FeO
   Molybdenum  54.56 %  Mo   72.76 % MoO2
   Oxygen      24.26 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+2Mo3O8
Help on Environment: Environment: In quartz-molybdenite stockwork veins associated with granite porphyry dikes.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1985
Help on Locality: Locality: Kamioka Ag-Pb-Zn mine, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Kamiokite + Pronunciation Say KAMIOKITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 61069
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