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Scrutinyite Mineral Data

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General Scrutinyite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbO2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 239.20 gm
   Lead    86.62 %  Pb  100.00 % PbO2
   Oxygen  13.38 %  O
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          100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbO2
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxidized portions of Pb bearing deposits closely associated with plattnerite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1988
Help on Locality: Locality: Sunshine #1 mine, Hansonburg district, Socorro County, New Mexico. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: The name alludes to the close scrutiny that is necessary to distinguish the mineral from its dimorph, plattnerite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Scrutinyite + Pronunciation Say SCRUTINYITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 20362
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