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Kyrgyzstanite Mineral Data

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General Kyrgyzstanite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: ZnAl4(SO4)(OH)12•3(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 527.51 gm
   Aluminum  20.46 %  Al   38.66 % Al2O3
   Zinc      12.40 %  Zn   15.43 % ZnO
   Hydrogen   3.44 %  H    30.74 % H2O
   Sulfur     6.08 %  S    15.18 % SO3
   Oxygen    57.63 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: ZnAl4SO4(OH)12•3(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Zn-dominant analogue of chalcoalumite
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2004 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Kara-Tangi, Fergana Valley, Osh, Kyrgyzstan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2004-024