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Otjisumeite Mineral Data

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General Otjisumeite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbGe4O9
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 641.63 gm
   Germanium  45.27 %  Ge   65.21 % GeO2
   Lead       32.29 %  Pb   34.79 % PbO
   Oxygen     22.44 %  O
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             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbGe4O9
Help on Environment: Environment: With other Ge-bearing minerals.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1981
Help on Locality: Locality: Tsumeb mine, Namibia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the Herrero tribe name of the locality, Tsumeb.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Otjisumeite + Pronunciation Say OTJISUMEITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 64910
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