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Turneaureite Mineral Data

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General Turneaureite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca5[(As,P)O4]3Cl
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 630.63 gm
   Calcium     31.78 %  Ca   44.46 % CaO
   Arsenic     29.70 %  As   45.56 % As2O5
   Phosphorus   2.46 %  P     5.63 % P2O5
   Chlorine     5.62 %  Cl    5.62 % Cl
                 -   %   Cl   -1.27 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen      30.44 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca5(AsO4)2.5(PO4)0.5Cl
Help on Environment: Environment: Rare component of manganiferous ores in high-grade marbles.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1985
Help on Locality: Locality: Langban, V´┐Żarmland, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Frederick Stewart Turneaure (1899-1986), Professor Emeritus of Geology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Turneaureite + Pronunciation Say TURNEAUREITE