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Stoiberite Mineral Data

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General Stoiberite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu5V+++++2O10
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 579.61 gm
   Vanadium  17.58 %  V    31.38 % V2O5
   Copper    54.82 %  Cu   68.62 % CuO
   Oxygen    27.60 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu5V5+2O10
Help on Environment: Environment: Rare mineral, deposited in vanadium-bearing sublimates in fumaroles on a basaltic volcanic cone.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1979
Help on Locality: Locality: Izalco volcano, El Salvador. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Richard Edwin Stoiber (1911-2001), Emeritus Professor of Geology and Vulcanology, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Stoiberite + Pronunciation Say STOIBERITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 2557
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