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Falkmanite Mineral Data

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General Falkmanite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,842.83 gm
   Antimony  25.77 %  Sb
   Lead      55.09 %  Pb
   Sulfur    19.14 %  S
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            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb4.9Sb3.9S11
Help on Environment: Environment: Similar to boulangerite. New data from synthetic material suggests meneghinite is closer in structure.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA)
Help on Locality: Locality: Bayerland mine, Pfaffenreuth, Bayern (Bavaria), Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for O.C.A. Falkman.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Falkmanite + Pronunciation Say FALKMANITE