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Simonkolleite Mineral Data

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General Simonkolleite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Zn5(OH)8Cl2•(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 551.93 gm
   Zinc      59.24 %  Zn   73.73 % ZnO
   Hydrogen   1.83 %  H    16.32 % H2O
   Chlorine  12.85 %  Cl   12.85 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -2.90 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen    26.09 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Zn5(OH)8Cl2•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Weathering product of Zn-bearing slags.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1985
Help on Locality: Locality: Richelsdorf foundary, Hesse, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Werner Simon (1939-) and Kurt Kolle (1949-), mineral collectors from Conrberg, Germany.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Simonkolleite + Pronunciation Say SIMONKOLLEITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 34904
  IMA1983-019
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