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Niedermayrite Mineral Data

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General Niedermayrite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu4Cd(SO4)2(OH)6•4(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 732.83 gm
   Cadmium   15.34 %  Cd   17.52 % CdO
   Copper    34.69 %  Cu   43.42 % CuO
   Hydrogen   1.93 %  H    17.21 % H2O
   Sulfur     8.75 %  S    21.85 % SO3
   Oxygen    39.30 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu4Cd(SO4)2(OH)6•4(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: In brecciated marble. The cadmium dominant analogue of campigliaite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1998 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: An abandoned adit in the Km3 area, Lavrion mining district, Attica peninsula, Greece. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after Gerhard Niedermayr (b. 1941), mineralogist and geologist, Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria, compiler of the regional mineralogy of the eastern Alps.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Niedermayrite + Pronunciation Say NIEDERMAYRITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1997-024