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Mitridatite Mineral Data

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General Mitridatite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca2Fe+++3(PO4)3O2•3(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 634.66 gm
   Calcium     12.63 %  Ca   17.67 % CaO
   Iron        26.40 %  Fe   37.74 % Fe2O3
   Phosphorus  14.64 %  P    33.55 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     0.95 %  H     8.52 % H2O
   Oxygen      45.38 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %       97.48 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O3•3(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Sedimentary oolitic iron ores.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1914
Help on Locality: Locality: Mithridat Hill, Kerch, Crimea, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Mitridatite + Pronunciation Say MITRIDATITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 1017
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