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Meneghinite Mineral Data

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General Meneghinite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb13CuSb7S24
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 4,378.98 gm
   Copper     1.45 %  Cu
   Antimony  19.46 %  Sb
   Lead      61.51 %  Pb
   Sulfur    17.57 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb13CuSb7S24
Help on Environment: Environment: In hydrothermal veins and contact metamorphic deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1852
Help on Locality: Locality: Marble Lake, Barrie Township, Frontenac Co. Ontario, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Giuseppi Meneghini (1811-1889) of Pisa, Italy who first observed the mineral.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Meneghinite + Pronunciation Say MENEGHINITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 31126
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