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Vanadomalayaite Mineral Data

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General Vanadomalayaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaVOSiO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 199.10 gm
   Calcium   20.13 %  Ca   28.17 % CaO
   Vanadium  25.59 %  V    45.68 % V2O5
   Silicon   14.11 %  Si   30.18 % SiO2
   Oxygen    40.18 %  O
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            100.00 %      104.02 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaV5+SiO5
Help on Environment: Environment: Associated with calcite, quartz and haradaite in a small vein cutting ophiolitic metacherts.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1994
Help on Locality: Locality: Gambatesa mine, near Reppia, Val Graveglia, northern Apennines, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named to show it's chemical relationship to malayaite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Vanadomalayaite + Pronunciation Say VANADOMALAYAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 75619
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