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Kintoreite Mineral Data

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General Kintoreite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbFe+++3(PO4)2(OH,H2O)6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 668.24 gm
   Iron        25.07 %  Fe   35.85 % Fe2O3
   Phosphorus   9.27 %  P    21.24 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     1.13 %  H    10.11 % H2O
   Lead        31.01 %  Pb   33.40 % PbO
   Oxygen      33.52 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.60 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4.5(H2O)1.5
Help on Environment: Environment: Crusts line cavities in goethite. Encrustations on quartz and garnet-rich lode rocks.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1995
Help on Locality: Locality: Kintore opencut and Block 14 opencut, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Kintoreite + Pronunciation Say KINTOREITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 85127
  IMA1992-045
  PDF 47-1878