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Nickellotharmeyerite Mineral Data

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General Nickellotharmeyerite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca(Ni,Fe,Co)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 501.90 gm
   Calcium    6.39 %  Ca    8.94 % CaO
   Iron       8.90 %  Fe   11.45 % FeO
   Cobalt     3.52 %  Co    4.48 % CoO
   Nickel    10.52 %  Ni   13.39 % NiO
   Bismuth    8.33 %  Bi    9.28 % Bi2O3
   Arsenic   29.86 %  As   45.79 % As2O5
   Hydrogen   0.60 %  H     5.38 % H2O
   Oxygen    31.88 %  O
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            100.00 %       98.72 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca0.8Bi0.2Ni0.9Fe2+0.8Co0.3(AsO4)2(OH)•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral found in dump material from the oxidation zone.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1999 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Pucher shaft, Schneeberg-Neustadtel, Saxony, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named to indicate the chemical and structural similarities with lotharmeyerite.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1999-008