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Krasnogorite Mineral Data

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General Krasnogorite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: WO3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 231.85 gm
   Tungsten  79.30 %  W   100.00 % WO3
   Oxygen    20.70 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: WO3
Help on Environment: Environment: Occur as pseudomorphs after hard alloy VK8 (92o/oW C,80/oCo) on the plates of the cutting element of a drilling machine found in burned rocks. Dehydrated tungstite?
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Submitted IMA
Help on Locality: Locality: Krasnoselskaya mine in Krasnogorsk, Chelyabinsk basin, Ural Mountains, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.