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Karelianite Mineral Data

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General Karelianite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: V2O3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 149.88 gm
   Vanadium  67.98 %  V   100.00 % V2O3
   Oxygen    32.02 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: V3+2O3
Help on Environment: Environment: In sulfide-rich protions of glacial boulders derived from high-grade metamorphic rocks (schists and quartzites).
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1963
Help on Locality: Locality: Outokumpu, Karelia, Finland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the Karelian shist belt were the mineral occurs.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Karelianite + Pronunciation Say KARELIANITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 201106
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