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Nickelbischofite Mineral Data

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General Nickelbischofite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NiCl2•6(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 237.69 gm
   Nickel    24.69 %  Ni   31.42 % NiO
   Hydrogen   5.09 %  H    45.48 % H2O
   Chlorine  29.83 %  Cl   29.83 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -6.73 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen    40.39 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NiCl2•6(H2O)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1979
Help on Locality: Locality: Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Nickel analog of bischofite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Nickelbischofite + Pronunciation Say NICKELBISCHOFITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 64878
  IMA1978-056
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