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Pseudorutile Mineral Data

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General Pseudorutile Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Fe+++2Ti3O9
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 399.33 gm
   Titanium  35.97 %  Ti   60.01 % TiO2
   Iron      27.97 %  Fe   39.99 % Fe2O3
   Oxygen    36.06 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe3+2Ti3O9
Help on Environment: Environment: Alteration in ilmenite placers and beach sands.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1966
Help on Locality: Locality: Common and widespread alteration product of ilmenite. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition and as an intermediate product between ilmanite and rutile.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Pseudorutile + Pronunciation Say PSEUDORUTILE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Arizonite
  ICSD 4131
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