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Ponomarevite Mineral Data

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General Ponomarevite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: K4Cu++4OCl10
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 781.10 gm
   Potassium  20.02 %  K    24.12 % K2O
   Copper     32.54 %  Cu   40.73 % CuO
   Chlorine   45.39 %  Cl   45.39 % Cl
                -   %   Cl  -10.24 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen      2.05 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: K4Cu4OCl10
Help on Environment: Environment: Fracture filling and in fumaroles, deposited from 280-400 deg C.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1988
Help on Locality: Locality: Tolbachik fissure volcano, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Vasilii Vasil´┐Żevich Ponomarev (1940-1976), Russian vulcanologist, Institute of Volcanology, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskii, Russia.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ponomarevite + Pronunciation Say PONOMAREVITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 27260
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