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Veatchite-p Mineral Data

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General Veatchite-p Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Sr2B11O16(OH)5•(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 653.19 gm
   Strontium  26.83 %  Sr   31.73 % SrO
   Boron      18.20 %  B    58.62 % B2O3
   Hydrogen    1.08 %  H     9.65 % H2O
   Oxygen     53.89 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Sr2B11O16(OH)5•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Evaporite borate deposits formed by volcanic activity.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1960 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Sterling Borax mine, Tick Canyon, 3. miles NNE of Lang, Los Angeles Co., California. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as a dimorph of veatchite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Veatchite-p + Pronunciation Say VEATCHITE-P
Help on Synonym: Synonym: P Veatchite