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Molybdite Mineral Data

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General Molybdite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: MoO3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 143.94 gm
   Molybdenum  66.65 %  Mo  100.00 % MoO3
   Oxygen      33.35 %  O
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              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: MoO3
Help on Environment: Environment: In cavities in topaz-quartz greisen.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1963
Help on Locality: Locality: Krupka, northwestern Bohemia, Czech Republic. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Molybdite + Pronunciation Say MOLYBDITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 35076
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