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Sedovite Mineral Data

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General Sedovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: U(MoO4)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 557.90 gm
   Uranium     42.66 %  U    51.27 % UO3
   Molybdenum  34.39 %  Mo   51.60 % MoO3
   Oxygen      22.94 %  O
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              100.00 %      102.87 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: U(MoO4)2
Help on Environment: Environment: Supergene zone of a U-Mo deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1965
Help on Locality: Locality: Russia ? Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Georgii Yakolevich Sedov (1877-1914), Russian polar investigator.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Sedovite Say SEDOVITE