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Ojuelaite Mineral Data

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General Ojuelaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: ZnFe+++2(AsO4)2(OH)2•4(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 561.00 gm
   Zinc      11.66 %  Zn   14.51 % ZnO
   Iron      19.91 %  Fe   28.47 % Fe2O3
   Arsenic   26.71 %  As   40.97 % As2O5
   Hydrogen   1.80 %  H    16.06 % H2O
   Oxygen    39.93 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: ZnFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2•4(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxidation zone mineral.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1981
Help on Locality: Locality: Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ojuelaite + Pronunciation Say OJUELAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 76007
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