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Vuorelainenite Mineral Data

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General Vuorelainenite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Mn++,Fe++)(V+++,Cr+++)2O4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 221.57 gm
   Manganese  18.60 %  Mn   24.01 % MnO
   Vanadium   34.49 %  V    50.73 % V2O3
   Chromium   11.73 %  Cr   17.15 % Cr2O3
   Iron        6.30 %  Fe    8.11 % FeO
   Oxygen     28.88 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mn2+0.75Fe2+0.25V3+1.5Cr0.5O4
Help on Environment: Environment: In a metamorphosed iron sulfide deposit associated with submarine felsic volcanism.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1982
Help on Locality: Locality: St�ta, Doverstorp, Bergslagen, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Yrjo Vuorelainen (1922-), Finnish exploration geologist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Vuorelainenite + Pronunciation Say VUORELAINENITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 28989
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