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Schoenfliesite Mineral Data

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General Schoenfliesite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: MgSn++++(OH)6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 245.06 gm
   Magnesium   9.92 %  Mg   16.45 % MgO
   Tin        48.44 %  Sn   61.50 % SnO2
   Hydrogen    2.47 %  H    22.05 % H2O
   Oxygen     39.17 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: MgSn(OH)6
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral in oxidized tin-bearing materials.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1971
Help on Locality: Locality: Brooks Mountain, Seward Peninsula, Alaska. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Arthur Moritz Schoenflies (1853-1928), professor of mathematics, University of Frankfurt.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Schoenfliesite + Pronunciation Say SCHOENFLIESITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 25824
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