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Arsenbrackebuschite Mineral Data

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General Arsenbrackebuschite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb2(Fe++,Zn)(AsO4)2•(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 768.49 gm
   Zinc       2.13 %  Zn    2.65 % ZnO
   Iron       5.45 %  Fe    7.01 % FeO
   Arsenic   19.50 %  As   29.91 % As2O5
   Hydrogen   0.26 %  H     2.34 % H2O
   Lead      53.92 %  Pb   58.09 % PbO
   Oxygen    18.74 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb2Fe2+0.75Zn0.25(AsO4)2•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Occurs in fissures in solomite breccia in the oxidized zone of a dolostone-hosted hydrothermal polymetallic ore deposit (Tsumeb, Namibia); in a hydrothermal polymetallic barite-fluo rite deposit (Clara-mine, Germany).
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1978
Help on Locality: Locality: From Tsumeb, Namibia. In the Clara mine, near Oberwolfach, Black Forest, Germany. From Brixlegg, Tirol, Austria. At the Hornet mine, Hachita, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: As the arsenate analog of "brackebuschite."
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Arsenbrackebuschite + Pronunciation Say ARSENBRACKEBUSCHITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 100411
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