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Odanielite Mineral Data

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General Odanielite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na(Zn,Mg)3H2(AsO4)3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 607.12 gm
   Sodium      3.79 %  Na    5.10 % Na2O
   Magnesium   3.00 %  Mg    4.98 % MgO
   Zinc       24.23 %  Zn   30.16 % ZnO
   Arsenic    37.02 %  As   56.79 % As2O5
   Hydrogen    0.33 %  H     2.97 % H2O
   Oxygen     31.62 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NaZn2.25Mg0.75H2(AsO4)3
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral in the oxidized zone of a dolostone-hosted hydrothermal polymetallic ore deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1980
Help on Locality: Locality: Tsumeb, Namibia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Herbert O�Daniel (1903-1977), Professor of Mineralogy, University of Munich, Munich, Germany, and Editor of Neues Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Odanielite Say ODANIELITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: O'danielite