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Jeanbandyite Mineral Data

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General Jeanbandyite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Fe+++,Mn++)Sn++++(OH)6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 247.09 gm
   Manganese   4.45 %  Mn    5.74 % MnO
   Iron       15.82 %  Fe   22.62 % Fe2O3
   Tin        38.43 %  Sn   48.79 % SnO2
   Hydrogen    2.45 %  H    21.87 % H2O
   Oxygen     38.85 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %       99.03 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe3+0.7Mn2+0.2Sn0.8(OH)6
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxide zone of polymetallic hydrothermal deposits epitaxially overgrown on wickmanite or natanite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1982
Help on Locality: Locality: Llallagua, Bolivia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Jean A. Bandy, Wickenburg, Arizona, USA, who, with her husband Mark Bandy, translated Agricola's "De Natura Fossilium" from original Latin.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Jeanbandyite + Pronunciation Say JEANBANDYITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 27661
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