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Hydrohetaerolite Mineral Data

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General Hydrohetaerolite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Zn2Mn+++4O8•(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 496.54 gm
   Manganese  44.26 %  Mn   63.59 % Mn2O3
   Zinc       26.34 %  Zn   32.78 % ZnO
   Hydrogen    0.41 %  H     3.63 % H2O
   Oxygen     29.00 %  O
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             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Zn2Mn3+4O8•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxidized manganese-bearing zinc deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1929
Help on Locality: Locality: Wolftone mine, Leadville, Lake Co., Colorado, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for a HYDROus mineral, and its relation to hetaerolite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hydrohetaerolite + Pronunciation Say HYDROHETAEROLITE