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Gysinite-(Nd) Mineral Data

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General Gysinite-(Nd) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb(Nd,La)(CO3)2(OH)•(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 505.15 gm
   Lanthanum   6.87 %  La    8.06 % La2O3
   Hydrogen    0.60 %  H     5.35 % H2O
   Lead       41.02 %  Pb   44.19 % PbO
   Carbon      4.76 %  C    17.42 % CO2
   Neodymium  21.42 %  Nd   24.98 % Nd2O3
   Oxygen     25.34 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbNd0.75La0.25(CO3)2(OH)•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral in the oxidized portions of rare-earth-bearing lead deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1985
Help on Locality: Locality: Originally found on a museum specimen labelled as coming from Shinkolobwe; however the associated minerals indicate the specimen is more likely from the Kasompi mine, both in Katanga P Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Marcel Gysin (1891-1974), Professor of Mineralogy, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Gysinite-(Nd) Say GYSINITE-(ND)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 30968
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