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Lithiowodginite Mineral Data

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General Lithiowodginite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: LiTa3O8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 677.78 gm
   Lithium    1.02 %  Li    2.20 % Li2O
   Tantalum  80.09 %  Ta   97.80 % Ta2O5
   Oxygen    18.88 %  O
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            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: LiTa3O8
Help on Environment: Environment: In the albite zone of granite pegmatite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1990
Help on Locality: Locality: Undisclosed locality [Kalba Mountians] in eastern Kazakhstan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the dominant LITHium content and the relationship to wodginite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Lithiowodginite + Pronunciation Say LITHIOWODGINITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 493
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