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Lautarite Mineral Data

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General Lautarite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca(IO3)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 389.88 gm
   Calcium  10.28 %  Ca   14.38 % CaO
   Iodine   65.10 %  I    85.62 % I2O5
   Oxygen   24.62 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca(IO3)2
Help on Environment: Environment: Coating fractures or embedded in gypsum in the nitrate deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1891
Help on Locality: Locality: Pampa del Pique III, about one km north of Oficina Lautaro, Taltal district, Antofagasta, Chile. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Lautarite + Pronunciation Say LAUTARITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 1391
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