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Pharmacolite Mineral Data

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General Pharmacolite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaHAsO4•2(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 216.04 gm
   Calcium   18.55 %  Ca   25.96 % CaO
   Arsenic   34.68 %  As   53.19 % As2O5
   Hydrogen   2.33 %  H    20.85 % H2O
   Oxygen    44.44 %  O
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            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaH(AsO4)•2(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral which forms in the presence of arsenide-bearing minerals.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1800
Help on Locality: Locality: Wittichen, Schwarzwald, Germany Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Greek, farmakon, "poison" and lithos, "stone."
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Pharmacolite Say PHARMACOLITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 16246
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