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Hydrozincite Mineral Data

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General Hydrozincite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 549.01 gm
   Zinc      59.55 %  Zn   74.12 % ZnO
   Hydrogen   1.10 %  H     9.84 % H2O
   Carbon     4.38 %  C    16.03 % CO2
   Oxygen    34.97 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral in the oxidized portions of zinc deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1853
Help on Locality: Locality: Bleiberg, in Carinthia, Austria. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its chemical composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hydrozincite + Pronunciation Say HYDROZINCITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Marionite
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