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This page provides mineralogical data about Mpororoite.
Classification of Mpororoite
|Strunz 8th edition ID:||4/E.02-60|
|Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:||7.GB.35|
7 : SULFATES (selenates, tellurates, chromates, molybdates, wolframates)
G : Molybdates, Wolframates and Niobates
B : With additional anions and/or H2O
|Dana 8th edition ID:||18.104.22.168|
49 : HYDRATED MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
3 : Hydrated Molybdates and Tungstates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
|Hey's CIM Ref.:||27.4.5|
27 : Sulphites, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
4 : Tungstates
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Type Occurrence of Mpororoite
|Type Locality:||Mpororo W Deposit, Kisoro, Kigezi District, Uganda|
|Year of Discovery:||1972|
Physical Properties of Mpororoite
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Chemical Properties of Mpororoite
|Essential elements:||Al, H, O, W|
|All elements listed in formula:||Al, H, O, W|
Relationship of Mpororoite to other Species
|Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):|
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Other Names for Mpororoite
|Health Warning:||No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.|
References for Mpororoite
American Mineralogist (1973): 58: 1112.
Mineralogical Record: 12: 83.
Mineralogical Magazine (1984): 48: 398.
American Mineralogist (1985): 70: 1334-1335.
Shimobayashi, N., Ohnishi, M., Tsuruta, K. (2012) Secondary tungsten minerals in quartz veins in the Ishidera area, Wazuka, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan: anthoinite, mpororoite, and Fe-free hydrokenoelsmoreite. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 107, No. 1 (February), 33-38.
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Localities for Mpororoite
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Locality Updated: NWA 1068 Martian meteorite, MoroccoFrom David Von Bargen, 23rd May 2013 11:57:24