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Parasymplesite Mineral Data

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General Parasymplesite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Fe++3(AsO4)2•8(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 589.50 gm
   Iron      28.42 %  Fe   36.56 % FeO
   Arsenic   25.42 %  As   38.99 % As2O5
   Hydrogen   2.74 %  H    24.45 % H2O
   Oxygen    43.42 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+3(AsO4)2•8(H2O)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1837
Help on Locality: Locality: Kiura, Ohita, Japan Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from the Greek "to bring together", in allusion to its relations to other minerals. Dimorphous with symplesite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Parasymplesite + Pronunciation Say PARASYMPLESITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 30646
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