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Kornelite Mineral Data

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General Kornelite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Fe+++2(SO4)3•7(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 525.99 gm
   Iron      21.23 %  Fe   30.36 % Fe2O3
   Hydrogen   2.68 %  H    23.98 % H2O
   Sulfur    18.29 %  S    45.66 % SO3
   Oxygen    57.79 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe3+2(SO4)3•7(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral formed from the oxidation of iron sulfides.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1888
Help on Locality: Locality: Szomolnok Copper Mine, Slovakia (Formerly Hungary). Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after Kornel Hlavacsek (1835-1914), hungarian mining engineer at the Szomolnok copper mine.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Kornelite + Pronunciation Say KORNELITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 10374
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