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Melanovanadite Mineral Data

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General Melanovanadite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaV++++2V+++++2O10•5(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 493.91 gm
   Calcium    8.11 %  Ca   11.35 % CaO
   Vanadium  41.26 %  V    73.65 % V2O5
   Hydrogen   2.04 %  H    18.24 % H2O
   Oxygen    48.59 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      103.24 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaV5+2V5+2O10•5(H2O)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1921
Help on Locality: Locality: Mina Ragra (Minasragra), Jun´┐Żn, Cerro de Pasco, Pasco dept., Peru. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Greek, Melano, "dark" and the composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Melanovanadite + Pronunciation Say MELANOVANADITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 202257
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