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Massicot Mineral Data

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General Massicot Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbO
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 223.20 gm
   Lead    92.83 %  Pb  100.00 % PbO
   Oxygen   7.17 %  O
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          100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbO
Help on Environment: Environment: Rare mineral of secondary origin associated with galena. Dimorphous with litharge.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1841
Help on Locality: Locality: Stolberg, near Aachen, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: French name for lead oxide.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Massicot Say MASSICOT
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 15402
  Lead Monoxide
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