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Scarbroite Mineral Data

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General Scarbroite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Al5(CO3)(OH)13•5(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 506.09 gm
   Aluminum  26.66 %  Al   50.37 % Al2O3
   Hydrogen   4.58 %  H    40.94 % H2O
   Carbon     2.37 %  C     8.70 % CO2
   Oxygen    66.39 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Al5(CO3)(OH)13•5(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: In vertical fissures in sandstone.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1960
Help on Locality: Locality: South Bay, Scarborough, England. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Scarbroite + Pronunciation Say SCARBROITE