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Meymacite Mineral Data

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General Meymacite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: WO3•2(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 267.88 gm
   Hydrogen   1.51 %  H    13.45 % H2O
   Tungsten  68.63 %  W    86.55 % WO3
   Oxygen    29.86 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: WO3•2(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Alteration product of scheelite. Highly questionalble species.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1961
Help on Locality: Locality: Meymac, Correze, France. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Meymacite + Pronunciation Say MEYMACITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ferritungstite