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Rabejacite Mineral Data

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General Rabejacite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca(UO2)4(SO4)2(OH)6•6(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,522.45 gm
   Calcium    2.63 %  Ca    3.68 % CaO
   Uranium   62.54 %  U    70.95 % UO2
   Hydrogen   1.19 %  H    10.65 % H2O
   Sulfur     4.21 %  S    10.52 % SO3
   Oxygen    29.43 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       95.80 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca(UO2)4(SO4)2(OH)6•6(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Associated with gypsum and other secondary uranium minerals as an alteration product of pitchblende.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1993
Help on Locality: Locality: Rabejac and Mas d'Alary village a few kilometers from Lodeve, France. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Rabejacite + Pronunciation Say RABEJACITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1992-043