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Plumbophyllite Mineral Data

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General Plumbophyllite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb2Si4O10•H2O
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 704.75 gm
   Silicon   15.94 %  Si   34.10 % SiO2
   Hydrogen   0.29 %  H     2.56 % H2O
   Lead      58.80 %  Pb   63.34 % PbO
   Oxygen    24.97 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb2Si4O10•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: New structure type
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2008
Help on Locality: Locality: Blue Bell claims in the Soda Mountains, San Bernardino County, California, U.S.A. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from the Greek for the morphology and composition.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2008-025