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Phosphammite Mineral Data

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General Phosphammite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (NH4)2HPO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 132.06 gm
   Phosphorus  23.45 %  P    53.74 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     6.11 %  H      -   % Calc as (NH4)2O
   Hydrogen     0.76 %  H     6.82 % H2O
   Nitrogen    21.21 %  N    39.43 % (NH4)2O
   Oxygen      48.46 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: (NH4)2(HPO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: Probably a crystallization product of the liquid fraction of guano.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1870
Help on Locality: Locality: In Toppin Hill Cave, about 320 km northeast of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as a PHOSPHate of AMMonium.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Phosphammite + Pronunciation Say PHOSPHAMMITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 2799
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