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Abhurite Mineral Data

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General Abhurite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Sn3O(OH)2Cl2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 477.05 gm
   Tin       74.65 %  Sn   84.71 % SnO
   Hydrogen   0.42 %  H     3.78 % H2O
   Chlorine  14.86 %  Cl   14.86 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -3.35 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen    10.06 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Sn3O(OH)2Cl2
Help on Environment: Environment: Found on ship-wrecked corroded tin ingots.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1983
Help on Locality: Locality: Sharm Abhur, a cove in the Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, Jiddah, Red Sea Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Abhurite Say ABHURITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 15581
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