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Ludlockite-(Pb) Mineral Data

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General Ludlockite-(Pb) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbFe+++4As+++10O22
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,531.79 gm
   Iron     14.58 %  Fe   20.85 % Fe2O3
   Arsenic  48.91 %  As   64.58 % As2O3
   Lead     13.53 %  Pb   14.57 % PbO
   Oxygen   22.98 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbFe3+4As10O22
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxidized ore bodies containing lead, iron, and As bearing sulfosalts.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Approved IMA 1977
Help on Locality: Locality: In a boulder of ore found at Tsumeb, Namibia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for mineral dealers Ludlow Smith and Locke Key, who discovered the mineral.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ludlockite-(Pb) + Pronunciation Say LUDLOCKITE-(PB)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Ludlockite