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Wakefieldite-(Ce) Mineral Data

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General Wakefieldite-(Ce) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Ce+++,Pb++,Pb++++)VO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 281.89 gm
   Cerium    29.82 %  Ce   34.93 % Ce2O3
   Vanadium  18.07 %  V    32.26 % V2O5
   Lead      29.40 %  Pb   23.75 % PbO /  8.49 % PbO2
   Oxygen    22.70 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       99.43 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ce0.6Pb0.3Pb0.1(VO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in the oxidation zone.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1977
Help on Locality: Locality: Kusu deposit, 85 km SW of Kinshasa, Zaire. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Renamed from kusuite in 1977 for the locality, changed to wakefieldite-Ce as the Ce analog of wakefieldite-Y.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Wakefieldite-(Ce) + Pronunciation Say WAKEFIELDITE-(CE)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 202425
  IMA1989-035
  Kusuite
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