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Hausmannite Mineral Data

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General Hausmannite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Mn++Mn+++2O4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 228.81 gm
   Manganese  72.03 %  Mn  103.50 % Mn2O3
   Oxygen     27.97 %  O
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             100.00 %      103.50 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mn3+3O4
Help on Environment: Environment: A primary mineral in hydrothermal veins. Also produced by metamorphism of manganiferous rocks.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1827
Help on Locality: Locality: Ilmenau and nearby at Orenstock, in Thuringia, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the German mineralogist, J. F. L. Hausmann (1782-1859).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hausmannite + Pronunciation Say HAUSMANNITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Arseniodialyte
  ICSD 68174
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