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Phosphorrosslerite Mineral Data

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General Phosphorrosslerite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Mg(PO3OH)•7(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 246.39 gm
   Magnesium    9.86 %  Mg   16.36 % MgO
   Phosphorus  12.57 %  P    28.80 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     6.14 %  H    54.84 % H2O
   Oxygen      71.43 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mg(PO3OH)•7(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Cold (10 deg C) wet muck in an abandoned mine.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1939
Help on Locality: Locality: St´┐Żublbau works, Schellgaden, Austria. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the phosphate analog of rosslerite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Phosphorrosslerite + Pronunciation Say PHOSPHORROSSLERITE