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Hydroniumjarosite Mineral Data

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General Hydroniumjarosite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (H3O)Fe+++3(SO4)2(OH)6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 480.74 gm
   Iron      34.85 %  Fe   49.83 % Fe2O3
   Hydrogen   1.89 %  H    16.86 % H2O
   Sulfur    13.34 %  S    33.31 % SO3
   Oxygen    49.92 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: (H3O)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxidized zone of sulfide deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1960
Help on Locality: Locality: Staszic Mine, Kolonia Staszic, Holy Cross Mountains, Lower Silesia, Poland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition (hydronium = H + H2O) and jarosite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hydroniumjarosite + Pronunciation Say HYDRONIUMJAROSITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Hydronium jarosite - Renamed to Hydroniumjarosite by Mineralogical Record, v39 (2008), p131