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Lotharmeyerite Mineral Data

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General Lotharmeyerite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaZnMn+++(AsO3OH)4(OH)3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 491.28 gm
   Calcium     8.16 %  Ca   11.41 % CaO
   Manganese  11.18 %  Mn   16.07 % Mn2O3
   Zinc       13.31 %  Zn   16.57 % ZnO
   Arsenic    30.50 %  As   46.78 % As2O5
   Hydrogen    1.03 %  H     9.17 % H2O
   Oxygen     35.82 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaZnMn3+(AsO3OH)2(OH)3
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1983
Help on Locality: Locality: Ojuela mine, Mapimi, DGO, Mexico. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Julius Lothar Meyer (1830-1895), German chemist who developed concepts for the periodic table.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Lotharmeyerite + Pronunciation Say LOTHARMEYERITE