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Wakefieldite-(Y) Mineral Data

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General Wakefieldite-(Y) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: YVO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 203.84 gm
   Yttrium   43.61 %  Y    55.39 % Y2O3
   Vanadium  24.99 %  V    44.61 % V2O5
   Oxygen    31.40 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Y(VO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral filling cavities in a pegmatite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1969
Help on Locality: Locality: Evans Lou mine, St. Pierre near Wakefield, Portland Twp., Papineau, QUE, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Wakefieldite-(Y) + Pronunciation Say WAKEFIELDITE-(Y)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 78074
  IMA1969-012
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