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Wodginite Mineral Data

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General Wodginite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Mn++(Sn,Ta)(Ta,Nb)2O8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 635.06 gm
   Tantalum   56.99 %  Ta   69.58 % Ta2O5
   Manganese   8.65 %  Mn   11.17 % MnO
   Niobium     5.85 %  Nb    8.37 % Nb2O5
   Iron        0.88 %  Fe    1.26 % Fe2O3
   Tin         7.48 %  Sn    9.49 % SnO2
   Oxygen     20.15 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %       99.87 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mn2+Ta0.4Sn0.4Fe3+0.1Ta1.6Nb0.4O8
Help on Environment: Environment: Complex zoned pegmatite in amphibolite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1963
Help on Locality: Locality: Wodgina, Marble Bar, and Greenbushes, Western Australia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Wodginite + Pronunciation Say WODGINITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 67677
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