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Rozenite Mineral Data

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General Rozenite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Fe++SO4•4(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 223.97 gm
   Iron      24.93 %  Fe   32.08 % FeO
   Hydrogen   3.60 %  H    32.17 % H2O
   Sulfur    14.32 %  S    35.75 % SO3
   Oxygen    57.15 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+(SO4)•4(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral, formed at or below 21 deg C and under low humidity directly from copper-free melanterite
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1960
Help on Locality: Locality: Staszic mine, Poland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Zygmunt Rozen (1874-1936), mineralogist and petrographer, Academy of Mining and Metallurgy, Kracow, Poland.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Rozenite Say ROZENITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 23912
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