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Mushistonite Mineral Data

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General Mushistonite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Cu,Zn,Fe)Sn++++(OH)6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 284.27 gm
   Zinc       9.20 %  Zn   11.45 % ZnO
   Iron       1.96 %  Fe    2.53 % FeO
   Copper    11.18 %  Cu   13.99 % CuO
   Tin       41.76 %  Sn   53.02 % SnO2
   Hydrogen   2.13 %  H    19.01 % H2O
   Oxygen    33.77 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu0.5Zn0.4Fe2+0.1Sn(OH)6
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxidized zone of a tin deposit, replacing stannite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1984
Help on Locality: Locality: Mushiston tin deposit, Kaznok, Tadzhikistan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Mushistonite + Pronunciation Say MUSHISTONITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 194
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