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Morozeviczite Mineral Data

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General Morozeviczite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Pb,Fe)3Ge1-xS4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 705.33 gm
   Iron        5.94 %  Fe
   Germanium   9.78 %  Ge
   Lead       66.10 %  Pb
   Sulfur     18.18 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb2.25Fe2+0.75Ge0.95S4
Help on Environment: Environment: In epigenetic veinlets and metasomatic replacement zones replacing sandstone and older sufides, in brecciated sandstones underlying copper-bearing shales.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1979
Help on Locality: Locality: Polkovice mine, Zechstein shales, Lower Silesia, Poland Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Josef Morozewicz (1865-1941), Professor of Mineralogy, Jagellonian University, Krakow, Poland.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Morozeviczite + Pronunciation Say MOROZEVICZITE