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Jixianite Mineral Data

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General Jixianite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb(W,Fe+++)2(O,OH)7
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 624.91 gm
   Iron       4.47 %  Fe    6.39 % Fe2O3
   Hydrogen   0.32 %  H     2.88 % H2O
   Lead      33.16 %  Pb   35.72 % PbO
   Tungsten  44.13 %  W    55.65 % WO3
   Oxygen    17.92 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.64 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbW1.5Fe3+0.5O5(OH)2
Help on Environment: Environment: In the oxidized zone of hypothermal to mesothermal tungsten-bearing quartz veins peripheral to a quartz monzonite stock.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1979
Help on Locality: Locality: Pan-shan stock, Jixian, Hebei Province, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Jixianite + Pronunciation Say JIXIANITE