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Tivanite Mineral Data

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General Tivanite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: V+++TiO3(OH)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 163.83 gm
   Titanium  29.23 %  Ti   48.76 % TiO2
   Vanadium  31.09 %  V    45.74 % V2O3
   Hydrogen   0.62 %  H     5.50 % H2O
   Oxygen    39.06 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: V3+TiO3(OH)
Help on Environment: Environment: As a grain in micaceous V-Au-rich stringers in a hydrothermal gold deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1981
Help on Locality: Locality: Lake View mine, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, Australia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the TItanium and VANadium in the composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Tivanite Say TIVANITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 100875
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