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Ludlockite Mineral Data

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General Ludlockite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Fe++,Pb)As+++++2O6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 309.25 gm
   Iron     17.16 %  Fe   22.07 % FeO
   Arsenic  48.45 %  As   74.32 % As2O5
   Lead      3.35 %  Pb    3.61 % PbO
   Oxygen   31.04 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+0.95Pb0.05As2O6
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxidized ore bodies containing lead, iron, and As bearing sulfosalts. Found with zincian siderite in the "germanite section" at Tsumeb.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1970
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 F. Ludlow Smith III and C. Locke Key, mineral collectors and dealers in New Jersy.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ludlockite + Pronunciation Say LUDLOCKITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 82486
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