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Krivovichevite Mineral Data

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General Krivovichevite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb3[Al(OH)6](SO4)(OH)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 872.37 gm
   Aluminum   2.91 %  Al    5.49 % Al2O3
   Hydrogen   0.82 %  H     7.31 % H2O
   Lead      72.20 %  Pb   77.78 % PbO
   Sulfur     3.79 %  S     9.45 % SO3
   Oxygen    20.28 %  O
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            100.00 %      100.04 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb3.04Al0.94S1.03O3.98(OH)7.08
Help on Environment: Environment: Believed to be a low-temperature hydrothermal alteration product of galena and natrolite by oxidizing solutions. New structure type determined.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2004 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Mt. Lepkhe-Nelm, Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Sergey Vladimirovich Krivovichev, Professor of mineralogy and crystallography at St. Petersburg State University.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2004-053