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Schafarzikite Mineral Data

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General Schafarzikite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Fe++Sb+++2O4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 363.34 gm
   Iron      15.37 %  Fe   19.77 % FeO
   Antimony  67.02 %  Sb   80.23 % Sb2O3
   Oxygen    17.61 %  O
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            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+Sb2O4
Help on Environment: Environment: In oxidized antimony-bearing hydrothermal mineral deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1921
Help on Locality: Locality: Buca della Vena iron mine, north of Stazzema, Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Ferenc Schafarzik (1854-1927), Hungarian mineralogist, of the Polytechnic, Budapest, Hungary.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Schafarzikite + Pronunciation Say SCHAFARZIKITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 4459
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