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Xanthiosite Mineral Data

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General Xanthiosite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 453.91 gm
   Nickel   38.79 %  Ni   49.36 % NiO
   Arsenic  33.01 %  As   50.64 % As2O5
   Oxygen   28.20 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral in hydrothermal Ni�As�U ore deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1869
Help on Locality: Locality: Johanngeorgenstadt, Saxony, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from the Greek for yellow and sulfur, in allusion to its distinctive sulfur-yellow color.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Xanthiosite + Pronunciation Say XANTHIOSITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 63709
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