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Weddellite Mineral Data

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General Weddellite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca(C2O4)•2(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 164.13 gm
   Calcium   24.42 %  Ca   34.17 % CaO
   Hydrogen   2.46 %  H    21.95 % H2O
   Carbon    14.64 %  C    43.88 % C2O3
   Oxygen    58.49 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca(C2O4)•2(H2O)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1942
Help on Locality: Locality: Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the Weddel sea, Antactica.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Weddellite + Pronunciation Say WEDDELLITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Calcium Oxalate
  ICSD 30783
  PDF 17-541