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Stranskiite Mineral Data

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General Stranskiite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Zn2Cu++(AsO4)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 472.16 gm
   Zinc     27.70 %  Zn   34.48 % ZnO
   Copper   13.46 %  Cu   16.85 % CuO
   Arsenic  31.74 %  As   48.68 % As2O5
   Oxygen   27.11 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Zn2Cu(AsO4)2
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral in the oxidized zone of a dolostone-hosted hydrothermal polymetallic ore deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1960
Help on Locality: Locality: Tsumeb mine, Otvai, Namibia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Iwan N. Stranski (1897-1979), German chemist and physicist, Berlin, Germany.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Stranskiite + Pronunciation Say STRANSKIITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 100249
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