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Pyrobelonite Mineral Data

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General Pyrobelonite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbMn(VO4)(OH)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 394.08 gm
   Manganese  13.94 %  Mn   18.00 % MnO
   Vanadium   12.93 %  V    23.08 % V2O5
   Hydrogen    0.26 %  H     2.29 % H2O
   Lead       52.58 %  Pb   56.64 % PbO
   Oxygen     20.30 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbMn2+(VO4)(OH)
Help on Environment: Environment: Typically in metamorphosed Fe-Mn deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1919
Help on Locality: Locality: L�ngban mine, Bergslagen ore district, Filipstad, V�rmland (Wermland), Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from the Greek for "fire" and "needle", in allusion to the color and habit.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Pyrobelonite + Pronunciation Say PYROBELONITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 22301
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