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Lazarenkoite Mineral Data

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General Lazarenkoite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaFe++As+++3O7•3(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 486.73 gm
   Calcium    8.23 %  Ca   11.52 % CaO
   Iron      11.47 %  Fe   14.76 % FeO
   Arsenic   46.18 %  As   60.97 % As2O3
   Hydrogen   1.24 %  H    11.10 % H2O
   Oxygen    32.87 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       98.36 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaFe2+As3O7•3(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxidation product on skutterudite-loellingite ores.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1981
Help on Locality: Locality: Western Siberia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Eugeni Konstatinovich Lazarenko (1912-1979), mineralogist, academician, Academy of Science, Ukraine.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Lazarenkoite + Pronunciation Say LAZARENKOITE