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Tungstibite Mineral Data

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General Tungstibite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Sb2O3•WO3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 523.35 gm
   Antimony  46.53 %  Sb   55.70 % Sb2O3
   Tungsten  35.13 %  W    44.30 % WO3
   Oxygen    18.34 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Sb2WO6
Help on Environment: Environment: Alteration product of tungsten and antimony ores.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1995
Help on Locality: Locality: The Clara Mine, near Oberwolfach, central Black Forest, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its chemical composition of tungsten (W) and antimony (Sb). Swedish, tung sten = "heavy stone" and Latin, "stibium."
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Tungstibite + Pronunciation Say TUNGSTIBITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1993-059