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Cianciulliite Mineral Data

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General Cianciulliite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Mn++++(Mg,Mn++)2Zn2(OH)10•2-4(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 473.76 gm
   Magnesium   7.70 %  Mg   12.76 % MgO
   Manganese  17.39 %  Mn    7.49 % MnO / 18.35 % MnO2
   Zinc       27.60 %  Zn   34.36 % ZnO
   Hydrogen    3.40 %  H    30.42 % H2O
   Oxygen     43.90 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      103.38 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mn4+Mg1.5Mn2+0.5Zn2(OH)10•3(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral from veins in a metamorphosed stratiform zinc orebody.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1991
Help on Locality: Locality: Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for John Cianciulli, of Sussex, New Jersey, USA.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 80795
  IMA1990-042
  PDF 44-1407