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Metatyuyamunite Mineral Data

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General Metatyuyamunite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca(UO2)2V2O8•3(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 864.06 gm
   Calcium    4.64 %  Ca    6.49 % CaO
   Uranium   55.10 %  U    62.50 % UO2
   Vanadium  11.79 %  V    21.05 % V2O5
   Hydrogen   0.70 %  H     6.25 % H2O
   Oxygen    27.77 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       96.30 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca(UO2)2V5+2O8•3(H2O)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1950
Help on Locality: Locality: Jo Dandy mine, Paradox Valley, Montrose Co., Colorado, USA Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the lower hydrate of tyuyamunite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Metatyuyamunite + Pronunciation Say METATYUYAMUNITE