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Seeligerite Mineral Data

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General Seeligerite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb3Cl3(IO3)O
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 918.86 gm
   Lead      67.65 %  Pb   72.87 % PbO
   Iodine    13.81 %  I    18.16 % I2O5
   Chlorine  11.58 %  Cl   11.58 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -2.61 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen     6.96 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb3Cl3(IO3)O
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral in nitrate deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1971
Help on Locality: Locality: Santa Ana mine, Caracoles, Sierra Groda, Chile. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Erich Seeliger, German mineralogist, Technical University, Berlin.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Seeligerite + Pronunciation Say SEELIGERITE