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Vladimirite Mineral Data

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General Vladimirite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca5(AsO3OH)2(AsO4)2•5(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 848.16 gm
   Calcium   23.63 %  Ca   33.06 % CaO
   Arsenic   35.33 %  As   54.20 % As2O5
   Hydrogen   1.43 %  H    12.74 % H2O
   Oxygen    39.61 %  O
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            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca5(AsO3OH)2(AsO4)2•5(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral in the oxidized zone of arsenic-bearing mineral deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1953
Help on Locality: Locality: Vladimirovskoye cobalt deposit, Altai Mountains, and the Khovu-Aksy Ni-Co deposit, Tuva, Siberia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Vladimirite + Pronunciation Say VLADIMIRITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 100850
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