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Stottite Mineral Data

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General Stottite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Fe++Ge(OH)6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 230.50 gm
   Iron       24.23 %  Fe   31.17 % FeO
   Germanium  31.50 %  Ge   45.38 % GeO2
   Hydrogen    2.62 %  H    23.45 % H2O
   Oxygen     41.65 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+Ge(OH)6
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral formed in an oxidized zone of a germanium-rich dolostone-hosted hydrothermal polymetallic ore deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1958
Help on Locality: Locality: Tsumeb, Namibia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Charles E. Stott (1896-1978), geologist and formerly General Director of the Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Stottite Say STOTTITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 202596
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