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|Name:||After the locality of Tyuya-Muyun, in the Alai Mountains, Turkestan.|
Uncertain hydrated vanadic oxide
Classification of Alaite
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Physical Properties of Alaite
Chemical Properties of Alaite
|Essential elements:||H, O, V|
|All elements listed in formula:||H, O, V|
Other Names for Alaite
|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 Alaite
Nenadkevich, K.A. (1909): Turanite and alaite, two new vanadium minerals. Izv. Imp. Akad. Nauk, 3, 185-187.
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 603.
Annenkova, G.A., Organova, N.I., Rudnitskaya, E.S., Platonov, A.N., Dobrovolskaya, M.G., Dmitrik, A.L. (1976): Alaite from the funds of the Mineralogical Museum USSR AS. Novye Dannye o Mineralakh SSSR, 25, 117-123.
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Localities for Alaite
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(TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.