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Metaswitzerite Mineral Data

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General Metaswitzerite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Mn3(PO4)2•4(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 426.82 gm
   Manganese   38.61 %  Mn   49.86 % MnO
   Phosphorus  14.51 %  P    33.26 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     1.89 %  H    16.88 % H2O
   Oxygen      44.98 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mn2+3(PO4)2•4(H2O)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1986
Help on Locality: Locality: Foote Quarry, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the lower hydrate of switzerite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Metaswitzerite + Pronunciation Say METASWITZERITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 100236
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