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Hetaerolite Mineral Data

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General Hetaerolite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: ZnMn+++2O4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 239.26 gm
   Manganese  45.92 %  Mn   65.98 % Mn2O3
   Zinc       27.33 %  Zn   34.02 % ZnO
   Oxygen     26.75 %  O
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             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: ZnMn3+2O4
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral associated with other manganese minerals, primarily in hydrothermal ore deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1877
Help on Locality: Locality: Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Greek for "companian", for its occasional association with chalcophanite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hetaerolite + Pronunciation Say HETAEROLITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 15305
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