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Manganoshadlunite Mineral Data

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General Manganoshadlunite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Mn,Pb)(Cu,Fe)8S8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 842.50 gm
   Manganese   4.89 %  Mn
   Iron       13.26 %  Fe
   Copper     45.26 %  Cu
   Lead        6.15 %  Pb
   Sulfur     30.45 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mn2+0.75Pb0.25Cu6Fe2+2S8
Help on Environment: Environment: In Cu-Ni ores.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1990
Help on Locality: Locality: Oktyaber and Mayak mines, Talnakh area, Noril'sk region, western Siberia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Tatyana Shadlun, Russian ore mineralogist.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Manganese-shadlunite - Renamed as Manganoshadlunite by Mineralogical Record, v330 (2008), p131