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Paralaurionite Mineral Data

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General Paralaurionite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbCl(OH)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 259.66 gm
   Hydrogen   0.39 %  H     3.47 % H2O
   Lead      79.80 %  Pb   85.96 % PbO
   Chlorine  13.65 %  Cl   13.65 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -3.08 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen     6.16 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbCl(OH)
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral from smelting activities.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1899
Help on Locality: Locality: Ancient lead slags at Laurium, Greece. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from its similarity to laurionite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Paralaurionite + Pronunciation Say PARALAURIONITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 74291
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