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Scacchite Mineral Data

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General Scacchite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: MnCl2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 125.84 gm
   Manganese  43.66 %  Mn   56.37 % MnO
   Chlorine   56.34 %  Cl   56.34 % Cl
                -   %   Cl  -12.71 % -O=Cl2   
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mn2+Cl2
Help on Environment: Environment: Product of fumarolic activity.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1869
Help on Locality: Locality: Vesuvius, Campania, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Arcangelo Scacchi (1810-1893), Italian mineralogist, University of Naples, Naples, Italy.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Scacchite + Pronunciation Say SCACCHITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 33752
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