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Thoreaulite Mineral Data

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General Thoreaulite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Sn++Ta2O6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 576.60 gm
   Tantalum  62.76 %  Ta   76.64 % Ta2O5
   Tin       20.59 %  Sn   23.36 % SnO
   Oxygen    16.65 %  O
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            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: SnTa2O6
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral in cassiterite-bearing rocks.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1933
Help on Locality: Locality: Manono, Shaba, Zaire. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Jacques Thoreau (188-1971), University of Louvain, Belogium.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Thoreaulite + Pronunciation Say THOREAULITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 15206
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