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Hannebachite Mineral Data

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General Hannebachite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: 2CaSO3•(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 258.30 gm
   Calcium   31.03 %  Ca   43.42 % CaO
   Hydrogen   0.78 %  H     6.97 % H2O
   Sulfur    24.83 %  S    49.61 % SO2
   Oxygen    43.36 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca2(SO3)2•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Lining cavities in blocks of melilite-nepheline-leucitite at the base of a volcano.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1985
Help on Locality: Locality: Hannebacher Ley volcano, one km east-northeast of Hannebach, and at Kalem, near Birresborn, Eifel district, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hannebachite + Pronunciation Say HANNEBACHITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 21033
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