Chemical Formula: Ca3(V,Al,Fe+++)2(SiO4)3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 484.97 g
 
Oxygen 39.59 % O 0.00 % 0.00 %
Aluminum 3.34 % Al 6.31 % Al2O3 0.00 %
Silicon 17.37 % Si 37.17 % SiO2 0.00 %
Calcium 24.79 % Ca 34.69 % CaO 0.00 %
Vanadium 12.60 % V 18.54 % V2O3 0.00 %
Iron 2.30 % Fe 3.29 % Fe2O3 0.00 %


99.99 % 100.00 %
 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca3V3+1.2Al0.6Fe3+0.2(SiO4)3
Help on Environment: Environment: Vanadium rich clay found in a metamorphosed uranium-vanadium deposit
Help on Locality: Locality: Unnamed prospect pit in the Sandy or South Laguna Mine, Laguna uranium district, Valencia county, New Mexico.. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: The name honors Macus I. Goldman, a sedimentary petrologist with the U. S. Geological Survey
Help on Synonym: Synonym: