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Nitrobarite Mineral Data

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General Nitrobarite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ba(NO3)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 261.34 gm
   Barium    52.55 %  Ba   58.67 % BaO
   Nitrogen  10.72 %  N    41.33 % N2O5
   Oxygen    36.73 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ba(NO3)2
Help on Environment: Environment: Noted on a museum specimen, probably from a nitrate deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1882
Help on Locality: Locality: Unknown location, Chile. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for NITRate and BARium in the composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Nitrobarite + Pronunciation Say NITROBARITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 35495
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