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Bartelkeite Mineral Data

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General Bartelkeite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbFe++Ge3O8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 608.87 gm
   Iron        9.17 %  Fe   11.80 % FeO
   Germanium  35.78 %  Ge   51.54 % GeO2
   Lead       34.03 %  Pb   36.66 % PbO
   Oxygen     21.02 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbFe2+Ge3O8
Help on Environment: Environment: Primary ore cavities with other Ge-bearing minerals.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1981
Help on Locality: Locality: Tsumeb, Namibia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Wolfgang Bartelke, mineral collector and specialist in Tsumeb mineral.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Bartelkeite + Pronunciation Say BARTELKEITE