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Krautite Mineral Data

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General Krautite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: MnAs+++++O3(OH)2•(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 229.89 gm
   Manganese  23.90 %  Mn   30.86 % MnO
   Arsenic    32.59 %  As   49.99 % As2O5
   Hydrogen    1.75 %  H    15.67 % H2O
   Oxygen     41.76 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %       96.52 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mn2+AsO3(OH)2•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Found on museum mineral specimens.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1975
Help on Locality: Locality: Sacarimb (Nagyag) and Cavnic (Kapnikbanya), Romania. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Francois Kraut, mineralogist, Natural History Museum, Paris, France.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Krautite Say KRAUTITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 79619
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