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Woodwardite Mineral Data

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General Woodwardite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12•2-4(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 662.34 gm
   Aluminum   8.15 %  Al   15.39 % Al2O3
   Copper    38.38 %  Cu   48.04 % CuO
   Hydrogen   2.74 %  H    24.48 % H2O
   Sulfur     4.84 %  S    12.09 % SO3
   Oxygen    45.90 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12•3(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Inadequately characterized mineral. Post mining alteration product.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1866
Help on Locality: Locality: Cornwall, England. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Samuel P. Woodward (1821-1865), English naturalist and geologist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Woodwardite + Pronunciation Say WOODWARDITE