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Fiedlerite Mineral Data

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General Fiedlerite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb3Cl4F(OH)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 816.42 gm
   Hydrogen   0.25 %  H     2.21 % H2O
   Lead      76.14 %  Pb   82.02 % PbO
   Chlorine  17.37 %  Cl   17.37 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -3.92 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen     3.92 %  O
   Fluorine   2.33 %  F     2.33 % F
               -   %   F    -0.98 % -O=F2    
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       99.02 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb3Cl4F(OH)2
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral from smelting activities.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1887
Help on Locality: Locality: Ancient lead slags at Laurium, Greece. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for K.G. Fiedler, superintendant of the Laurion mines.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Fiedlerite + Pronunciation Say FIEDLERITE