Chemical Formula: BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 511.27 g
 
Hydrogen 1.38 % H 12.33 % H2O 0.00 %
Oxygen 43.81 % O 0.00 % 0.00 %
Aluminum 15.83 % Al 29.91 % Al2O3 0.00 %
Phosphorus 12.12 % P 27.76 % P2O5 0.00 %
Barium 26.86 % Ba 29.99 % BaO 0.00 %


100.00 % 99.99 %
 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Help on Environment: Environment: Alteration of apatite in fossil bones found in Cretaceous sandstone. The original fine structure of the bone is preserved
Help on Locality: Locality: Bauru Basin, southern Brazil.. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the French mineralogist Claude-Henri Gorceix (1842 - 1919) founder of the Mining School (Escola de Minas) in Ouro Preto
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Fava pebbles