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Metaschoderite Mineral Data

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General Metaschoderite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Al2(PO4)(VO4)•6(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 371.97 gm
   Aluminum    14.51 %  Al   27.41 % Al2O3
   Vanadium    13.70 %  V    24.45 % V2O5
   Phosphorus   8.33 %  P    19.08 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     3.25 %  H    29.06 % H2O
   Oxygen      60.22 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Al2(PO4)(VO4)•6(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Dehydration product of schoderite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1962
Help on Locality: Locality: Van-Nav-Sand claim group, Fish Creek Range, 48 km south of Eureka, Eureka Co., California and near Cockalorum Wash, Nye Co., Nevada, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the dehydration product of schoderite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Metaschoderite + Pronunciation Say METASCHODERITE