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Reinerite Mineral Data

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General Reinerite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Zn3(As+++O3)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 442.01 gm
   Zinc     44.38 %  Zn   55.24 % ZnO
   Arsenic  33.90 %  As   44.76 % As2O3
   Oxygen   21.72 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Zn3(AsO3)2
Help on Environment: Environment: Deep oxidation zone in a dolostone-hosted hydrothermal polymetallic ore deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1959
Help on Locality: Locality: Tsumeb, Namibia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Willy Reiner (1895-1965), Senior Chemist, Tsumeb Corporation, Tsumeb, Namibia, who analyzed this material.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Reinerite + Pronunciation Say REINERITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 10400
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