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Prewittite Mineral Data

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General Prewittite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: KPb1.5ZnCu6O2(SeO3)2Cl10
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,437.01 gm
   Potassium   2.72 %  K     3.28 % K2O
   Zinc        4.55 %  Zn    5.66 % ZnO
   Copper     26.53 %  Cu   29.87 % Cu2O
   Lead       21.63 %  Pb   22.46 % Pb2O
   Selenium   10.99 %  Se   15.44 % SeO2
   Chlorine   24.67 %  Cl   24.67 % Cl
                -   %   Cl   -5.57 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen      8.91 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %       95.82 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: KPb1.5ZnCu6O2(SeO3)2Cl10
Help on Environment: Environment: New structure type
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2002 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2002-041