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Linarite Mineral Data

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General Linarite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 400.82 gm
   Copper    15.85 %  Cu   17.85 % Cu2O
   Hydrogen   0.50 %  H     4.49 % H2O
   Lead      51.69 %  Pb   55.69 % PbO
   Sulfur     8.00 %  S    19.97 % SO3
   Oxygen    23.95 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       98.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary, weathered zone of ore deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1839
Help on Locality: Locality: Linares, Spain. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Linarite Say LINARITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 68173
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