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Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaHAsO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 180.01 gm
   Calcium   22.26 %  Ca   31.15 % CaO
   Arsenic   41.62 %  As   63.84 % As2O5
   Hydrogen   0.56 %  H     5.00 % H2O
   Oxygen    35.55 %  O
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            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaH(AsO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral in oxidized As-rich veins, usually an alteration product of pharmacolite and haidingerite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1963
Help on Locality: Locality: Schneeberg, Saxony, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Rene Weil (1901-), mineralogist of Strasbourg, France, known for his study of Alsatian minerals.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Weilite Say WEILITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 16039
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