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Otavite Mineral Data

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General Otavite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CdCO3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 172.42 gm
   Cadmium  65.20 %  Cd   74.48 % CdO
   Carbon    6.97 %  C    25.52 % CO2
   Oxygen   27.84 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cd(CO3)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1906
Help on Locality: Locality: Tsumeb, near Otavi (Namibia). Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Otavite Say OTAVITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 20181
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