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Vanoxite Mineral Data

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General Vanoxite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: V++++4V+++++2O13•8(H2O) (?)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 657.76 gm
   Vanadium  46.47 %  V    82.95 % V2O5
   Hydrogen   2.45 %  H    21.91 % H2O
   Oxygen    51.08 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      104.86 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: V5+4V5+2O13•8(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Sedimentary uranium-vanadium deposits. Incompletely characterized species.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1925
Help on Locality: Locality: Jo Dandy claim, Paradox Valley, Montrose Co., Colorado. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its composition of vanadium and oxygen (oxide).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Vanoxite Say VANOXITE