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Hematophanite Mineral Data

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General Hematophanite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb4Fe+++3O8(OH,Cl)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,145.95 gm
   Iron      14.62 %  Fe   20.90 % Fe2O3
   Hydrogen   0.07 %  H     0.59 % H2O
   Lead      72.32 %  Pb   77.91 % PbO
   Chlorine   0.77 %  Cl    0.77 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -0.17 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen    12.22 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb4Fe3+3O8(OH)0.75Cl0.25
Help on Environment: Environment: Metamorphosed banded Fe�Mn ore deposit in dolostone.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1928
Help on Locality: Locality: Jakobsberg and Langban, Varmland, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from the Greek for blood and visible, presumably for the blood-red color exhibited in transmitted light.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hematophanite + Pronunciation Say HEMATOPHANITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 15521
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