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Ximengite Mineral Data

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General Ximengite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: BiPO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 303.95 gm
   Bismuth     68.75 %  Bi   76.65 % Bi2O3
   Phosphorus  10.19 %  P    23.35 % P2O5
   Oxygen      21.06 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi(PO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: Alteration product of bismuthinite in a tin deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1990
Help on Locality: Locality: Undefined locality in Ximeng Co., about 420 km southwest of Kunming, Yunnan Province, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ximengite + Pronunciation Say XIMENGITE