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Xenotime-(Y) Mineral Data

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General Xenotime-(Y) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: YPO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 183.88 gm
   Yttrium     48.35 %  Y    61.40 % Y2O3
   Phosphorus  16.84 %  P    38.60 % P2O5
   Oxygen      34.80 %  O
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              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Y(PO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: Minor accessory mineral in both acidic and alkalic igneous rocks and their pegmatites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1832
Help on Locality: Locality: Hidra (Hitter´┐Ż), Flekkefjord, Vest-Agder, Norway Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Greek xenos - "foreign" and time - "honor."
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Xenotime-(Y) Say XENOTIME-(Y)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 79754
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