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Namibite Mineral Data

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General Namibite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu++Bi2(VO4)O2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 628.44 gm
   Vanadium   8.11 %  V    14.47 % V2O5
   Copper    10.11 %  Cu   12.66 % CuO
   Bismuth   66.51 %  Bi   74.14 % Bi2O3
   Oxygen    15.28 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      101.27 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CuBi2(VO4)O2
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1981
Help on Locality: Locality: Khorixas (formerly Welwitschia), northwestern Namibia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the country in which it is found.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Namibite Say NAMIBITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 89724
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