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Parabariomicrolite Mineral Data

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General Parabariomicrolite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: BaTa4O10(OH)2•2H20
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,091.16 gm
   Barium    12.59 %  Ba   14.05 % BaO
   Tantalum  66.33 %  Ta   81.00 % Ta2O5
   Hydrogen   0.55 %  H     4.95 % H2O
   Oxygen    20.53 %  O
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            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: BaTa4O10(OH)2•2(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Alteration product of microlite crystals, in a decomposed zoned pegmatite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1986
Help on Locality: Locality: Alto do Giz pegmatite, near Parelhas, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from the Greek for near and its relation to bariomicrolite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Parabariomicrolite + Pronunciation Say PARABARIOMICROLITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 40946
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