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Sahlinite Mineral Data

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General Sahlinite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb14(AsO4)2O9Cl4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 3,464.44 gm
   Arsenic    4.33 %  As    6.63 % As2O5
   Lead      83.73 %  Pb   90.20 % PbO
   Chlorine   4.09 %  Cl    4.09 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -0.92 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen     7.85 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb14(AsO4)2O9Cl4
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in dolomite rock with other Mn oxides.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1934
Help on Locality: Locality: Langban, Filipstad, Varmland, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Carl Andreas Sahlin (1861-1943), chemist and manager of the iron works at Laxa, Sweden.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Sahlinite + Pronunciation Say SAHLINITE