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Hauckite Mineral Data

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General Hauckite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Mg,Mn++)24Zn18Fe+++3(SO4)4(CO3)2(OH)81 (?)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 3,993.55 gm
   Magnesium  10.95 %  Mg   18.17 % MgO
   Manganese   8.25 %  Mn   10.66 % MnO
   Zinc       29.47 %  Zn   36.68 % ZnO
   Iron        4.20 %  Fe    6.00 % Fe2O3
   Hydrogen    2.04 %  H    18.27 % H2O
   Carbon      0.60 %  C     2.20 % CO2
   Sulfur      3.21 %  S     8.02 % SO3
   Oxygen     41.27 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mg18Mn2+6Zn18Fe3+3(SO4)4(CO3)2(OH)81
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral associated with phlogopite and mooreite on a calcite-serpentine matrix.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1980
Help on Locality: Locality: Sterling Hill mine, Ogdensburg, NJ, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named in 1980 for Richard Hauck, (1935-), New Jersey mineral collector.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hauckite Say HAUCKITE