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Malhmoodite Mineral Data

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General Malhmoodite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: FeZr(PO4)2•4(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 409.07 gm
   Zirconium   22.30 %  Zr   30.12 % ZrO2
   Iron        13.65 %  Fe   17.56 % FeO
   Phosphorus  15.14 %  P    34.70 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     1.97 %  H    17.62 % H2O
   Oxygen      46.93 %  O
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              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+Zr(PO4)2•4(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral on bladed kolbeckite in pyroxenite vanadium ores.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1993
Help on Locality: Locality: Wilson Springs (Potash Sulfur Springs), Garland Co., Arkansas, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after Bertha K. Malhmood, long-time secretary and administrative assistant of the Branch of Analytical Laboratories, US Geological Survey.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1992-001