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Laurelite Mineral Data

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General Laurelite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb7F12Cl2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,749.29 gm
   Lead      82.91 %  Pb   89.32 % PbO
   Chlorine   4.05 %  Cl    4.05 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -0.91 % -O=Cl2   
   Fluorine  13.03 %  F    13.03 % F
               -   %   F    -5.49 % -O=F2    
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb7F12Cl2
Help on Environment: Environment: In a vug isolated from acidic sulfate-rich solutions in the oxidized zone of a low-temperature Pb-Cu-Ag deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1989
Help on Locality: Locality: Grand Reef, Mine, Aravaipa District, Laural Canyon, Graham County, Arizona USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Laurelite + Pronunciation Say LAURELITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 82415
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