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Pascoite Mineral Data

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General Pascoite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca3V10O28•17(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,383.89 gm
   Calcium    8.69 %  Ca   12.16 % CaO
   Vanadium  36.81 %  V    65.71 % V2O5
   Hydrogen   2.48 %  H    22.13 % H2O
   Oxygen    52.03 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca3V5+10O28•17(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Sedimentary U-V deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1914
Help on Locality: Locality: Minasragra, Pasco Province, Peru. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Pascoite Say PASCOITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 14309
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