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Sidwillite Mineral Data

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General Sidwillite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: MoO3•2(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 179.97 gm
   Molybdenum  53.31 %  Mo   79.98 % MoO3
   Hydrogen     2.24 %  H    20.02 % H2O
   Oxygen      44.45 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: MoO3•2(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxidation product of jordisite in a quartz vein.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1985
Help on Locality: Locality: Lake Como, Hinsdale Co., Colorado, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Sidney Arthur Williams (1933- ), American mineralogist and petrologist of Douglas, Arizona, USA,
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Sidwillite + Pronunciation Say SIDWILLITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 16521
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