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Thorianite Mineral Data

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General Thorianite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: ThO2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 264.04 gm
   Thorium  87.88 %  Th  100.00 % ThO2
   Oxygen   12.12 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: ThO2
Help on Environment: Environment: Pegmatites and alluvial deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1904
Help on Locality: Locality: Balangoda, Sabaragamuwa prov., Sri Lanka Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its chemical composition containing thorium.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Thorianite + Pronunciation Say THORIANITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 67413
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