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Raspite Mineral Data

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General Raspite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbWO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 455.05 gm
   Lead      45.53 %  Pb   49.05 % PbO
   Tungsten  40.40 %  W    50.95 % WO3
   Oxygen    14.06 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb(WO4)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1897
Help on Locality: Locality: Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Charles Rasp (1846-1907), German-Australian prospector, discovered of the Broken Hill ore deposit.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Raspite Say RASPITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 811
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