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Yttrotungstite-(Ce) Mineral Data

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General Yttrotungstite-(Ce) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Ce,Nd,Y)W2O6(OH)3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 643.06 gm
   Cerium     10.89 %  Ce   12.76 % Ce2O3
   Yttrium     3.46 %  Y     4.39 % Y2O3
   Hydrogen    0.47 %  H     4.20 % H2O
   Tungsten   57.18 %  W    72.11 % WO3
   Neodymium   5.61 %  Nd    6.54 % Nd2O3
   Oxygen     22.39 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ce0.5Nd0.25Y0.25W2O6(OH)3
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1987 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its composition (Yttrium, Tungsen).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Yttrotungstite-(Ce) + Pronunciation Say YTTROTUNGSTITE-(CE)