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Polkovicite Mineral Data

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General Polkovicite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Fe,Pb)3(Ge,Fe)1-xS4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 470.48 gm
   Iron       29.68 %  Fe
   Germanium  10.03 %  Ge
   Lead       33.03 %  Pb
   Sulfur     27.26 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+2.25Pb0.75Ge0.65Fe2+0.25S4
Help on Environment: Environment: Epigenetic veinlets and metasomatic replacement zones replacing sandstone and older sulfides. Forms a series with morozeviczite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1979
Help on Locality: Locality: Polkovice mine, Lower Silesia, Poland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Polkovicite + Pronunciation Say POLKOVICITE