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Lenoblite Mineral Data

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General Lenoblite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: V2O4•2(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 201.91 gm
   Vanadium  50.46 %  V    82.16 % VO2
   Hydrogen   2.00 %  H    17.84 % H2O
   Oxygen    47.54 %  O
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            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: V4+2O4•2(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: From a uranium deposit associated with duttonite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1970
Help on Locality: Locality: Mine Oklo, Mounana (near Franceville), Gabon. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Andre Lenoble, French mineralogist-geologist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Lenoblite + Pronunciation Say LENOBLITE