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Rinmanite Mineral Data

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General Rinmanite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Zn,Mn)2Sb2Mg2Fe4O14(OH)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 894.42 gm
   Magnesium   5.43 %  Mg    9.01 % MgO
   Manganese   1.84 %  Mn    2.38 % MnO
   Aluminum    0.60 %  Al    1.14 % Al2O3
   Zinc       11.70 %  Zn   14.56 % ZnO
   Iron       24.35 %  Fe   31.33 % FeO
   Antimony   27.22 %  Sb   36.17 % Sb2O5
   Hydrogen    0.23 %  H     2.01 % H2O
   Oxygen     28.62 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %       96.60 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Zn1.6Mn2+0.3Sb2Mg2Fe2+3.9Al0.2O14(OH)2
Help on Environment: Environment: Skarn mineral formed during prograde metamorphism of an initially low-S, siliceous carbonate protolith enriched in Zn, Sb and Fe, at relatively high P(H2O). Isostructural with nolan ite
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2000 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Garpenberg Norra Zn-Pb mine, Hedemora, Dalarna, in south-central Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after Sven Rinman (1720-1792), father of the Swedish mineral industry, member of the Bergskollegium.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2000-036