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Phosphogartrellite Mineral Data

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General Phosphogartrellite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbCuFe+++(PO4)2(OH,H2O)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 551.56 gm
   Iron        10.13 %  Fe   14.48 % Fe2O3
   Copper      11.52 %  Cu   12.97 % Cu2O
   Phosphorus  11.23 %  P    25.74 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     0.55 %  H     4.90 % H2O
   Lead        37.57 %  Pb   40.47 % PbO
   Oxygen      29.01 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %       98.55 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbCuFe3+(PO4)2(OH)•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: In a silicifed barite vein. The phosphate dominant analog of gartrellite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1998 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Type locality is about 200 meters sourth of Hohenstein, near Reichenbach, Odenwald, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the relationship with gartrellite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Phosphogartrellite + Pronunciation Say PHOSPHOGARTRELLITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1996-035