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Rooseveltite Mineral Data

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General Rooseveltite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: BiAsO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 347.90 gm
   Bismuth  60.07 %  Bi   66.97 % Bi2O3
   Arsenic  21.54 %  As   33.03 % As2O5
   Oxygen   18.40 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi(AsO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: Cassiterite veinlets in rhyolite-dacite lava flows
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1946
Help on Locality: Locality: Santiaguillo, west of Maragua, Potosi, Bolivia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945), 32nd President of the USA.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Rooseveltite + Pronunciation Say ROOSEVELTITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 27199
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