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Schuilingite-(Nd) Mineral Data

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General Schuilingite-(Nd) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbCu(Nd,Gd,Sm,Y)(CO3)3(OH)•1.5(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 696.16 gm
   Samarium     4.32 %  Sm    5.01 % Sm2O3
   Gadolinium   6.78 %  Gd    7.81 % Gd2O3
   Yttrium      2.55 %  Y     3.24 % Y2O3
   Copper       9.13 %  Cu   10.28 % Cu2O
   Hydrogen     1.59 %  H    14.23 % H2O
   Lead        29.76 %  Pb   32.06 % PbO
   Carbon       5.18 %  C    18.97 % CO2
   Neodymium    6.22 %  Nd    7.25 % Nd2O3
   Oxygen      34.47 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %       98.85 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbCuNd0.3Gd0.3Sm0.2Y0.2(CO3)3(OH)•5(H2O)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1947
Help on Locality: Locality: Kasompi copper deposit, between Likasi and Kolwezi, Shaba, Democratic Republic of Congo. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after Hendrik Jan Schuiling (1892-1966), Dutch engineer and Chief Geologist, Union Miniere du Haut-Katanga, former Belgian Congo.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Schuilingite-(Nd) + Pronunciation Say SCHUILINGITE-(ND)