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Smolianinovite Mineral Data

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General Smolianinovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Co,Ni,Mg,Ca)3(Fe+++,Al)2(AsO4)4•11(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,081.49 gm
   Calcium     2.59 %  Ca    3.63 % CaO
   Magnesium   2.02 %  Mg    3.35 % MgO
   Aluminum    0.75 %  Al    1.41 % Al2O3
   Iron        8.78 %  Fe   12.55 % Fe2O3
   Cobalt      6.54 %  Co    8.31 % CoO
   Nickel      5.97 %  Ni    7.60 % NiO
   Arsenic    28.40 %  As   43.57 % As2O5
   Hydrogen    2.19 %  H    19.57 % H2O
   Oxygen     42.75 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Co1.2Ni1.1Mg0.9Ca0.7Fe3+1.7Al0.3(AsO4)4.1(OH)1.5�11(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: An oxidation product of Ni-Co arsenides.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1956
Help on Locality: Locality: Bou Azzer, Morocco. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Nikolai A. Smoljaninov (1885-1957), Mineralogist, Moscow Univerisity, Russia.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Smolianinovite + Pronunciation Say SMOLIANINOVITE