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Nullaginite Mineral Data

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General Nullaginite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ni2(CO3)(OH)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 211.40 gm
   Nickel    55.52 %  Ni   70.66 % NiO
   Hydrogen   0.95 %  H     8.52 % H2O
   Carbon     5.68 %  C    20.82 % CO2
   Oxygen    37.84 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ni2(CO3)(OH)2
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral in serpentinized peridotites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1981
Help on Locality: Locality: Otway Belt, Nullagine district, WA, Australia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Nullaginite + Pronunciation Say NULLAGINITE