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General Munirite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NaVO3•(2-x)(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 148.95 gm
   Sodium    15.43 %  Na   20.80 % Na2O
   Vanadium  34.20 %  V    61.05 % V2O5
   Hydrogen   2.03 %  H    18.14 % H2O
   Oxygen    48.34 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NaV5+O3•1.5(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: On sandstone, presumably formed from oxidation of vanadium-bearing primary uranium minerals.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1982
Help on Locality: Locality: Bhimber area, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Munir Ahmad Khan, Chairman, Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Munirite Say MUNIRITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 1338
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