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Challacolloite Mineral Data

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General Challacolloite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: KPb2Cl5
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 630.83 gm
   Potassium   6.32 %  K     7.62 % K2O
   Lead       65.69 %  Pb   73.30 % Pb2O3
   Chlorine   27.99 %  Cl   27.99 % Cl
                -   %   Cl   -6.32 % -O=Cl2   
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      102.59 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: K1.02Pb2Cl4.98
Help on Environment: Environment: Intergrown with cotunnite (PbCl2) and a mixture of boleite and pseudoboleite in aggregates up to 4 mm in size.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2004 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Challacollo Silver mine, south east of Iquique, Atacama desert, northern Chile. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2004-028