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Gabrielsonite Mineral Data

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General Gabrielsonite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbFe++(AsO4)(OH)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 418.97 gm
   Iron      13.33 %  Fe   17.15 % FeO
   Arsenic   17.88 %  As   27.43 % As2O5
   Hydrogen   0.24 %  H     2.15 % H2O
   Lead      49.45 %  Pb   53.27 % PbO
   Oxygen    19.09 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbFe2+(AsO4)(OH)
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary arsenate mineral.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1967
Help on Locality: Locality: Hindenburg stope at Langban, Varmland, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Olof Erik Gabrielson (1912-), mineralogist, Swedish Natural History Museum, Stockholm, Sweden.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Gabrielsonite + Pronunciation Say GABRIELSONITE