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Winstanleyite Mineral Data

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General Winstanleyite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: TiTe++++3O8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 558.68 gm
   Titanium    8.57 %  Ti   14.30 % TiO2
   Tellurium  68.52 %  Te   85.70 % TeO2
   Oxygen     22.91 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: TiTe3O8
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in a silicified granodiorite dike associated with jarosite, chlorargyrite, and rodalquilarite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1979
Help on Locality: Locality: Grand Central mine, Tumbstone, Arizona. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Betty Jo Winstanley (1934-), amateur mineralogist, who found the first specimen.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Winstanleyite + Pronunciation Say WINSTANLEYITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 9076
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