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Mallestigite Mineral Data

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General Mallestigite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb3Sb+++++(SO4)(AsO4)(OH)6•3(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,135.63 gm
   Antimony  10.18 %  Sb   13.53 % Sb2O5
   Arsenic    5.81 %  As    8.91 % As2O5
   Hydrogen   1.07 %  H     9.53 % H2O
   Lead      55.83 %  Pb   60.14 % PbO
   Sulfur     3.16 %  S     7.90 % SO3
   Oxygen    23.95 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb3.06Sb0.95(SO4)1.12(AsO4)0.88(OH)5.99•3.01(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: In narrow fractures of limstones formed from the weathering of galena and tetrahedrite. The antimony dominant analog of fleischerite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2002 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Dump of a Cu-Pp-Zn mine 1 km NW of Mallestiger Mittagskogel, Finkenstein, Villach, Kļæ½rnten, Austria Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the locality.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1996-043