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Kombatite Mineral Data

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General Kombatite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb14(VO4)2O9Cl4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 3,416.48 gm
   Vanadium   2.98 %  V     5.32 % V2O5
   Lead      84.91 %  Pb   91.46 % PbO
   Chlorine   4.15 %  Cl    4.15 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -0.94 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen     7.96 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb14(VO4)2O9Cl4
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1986
Help on Locality: Locality: Kombat mine, located 37 km east of Otavi and 49 km south of Tsumeb in the north-central part of Namibia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: The name is for the Kombat mine, which is the Anglicized version of the Herero names, "Okombahe Tijinene" and "Okombahe Katiti" which mean "the large drinking place of the giraffe," and the "small drinking place of the
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Kombatite + Pronunciation Say KOMBATITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 75288
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