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Monteponite Mineral Data

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General Monteponite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CdO
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 128.41 gm
   Cadmium  87.54 %  Cd  100.00 % CdO
   Oxygen   12.46 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CdO
Help on Environment: Environment: Coating on calamine crystals.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1946
Help on Locality: Locality: Monte Poni, near Iglesias, Cagliari, Sadinia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Monteponite + Pronunciation Say MONTEPONITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Cadmium oxide
  ICSD 29289
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