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Susannite Mineral Data

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General Susannite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb4(SO4)(CO3)2(OH)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,078.90 gm
   Hydrogen   0.19 %  H     1.67 % H2O
   Lead      76.82 %  Pb   82.75 % PbO
   Carbon     2.23 %  C     8.16 % CO2
   Sulfur     2.97 %  S     7.42 % SO3
   Oxygen    17.80 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb4(SO4)(CO3)2(OH)2
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral in the oxidized zone of hydrothermal lead-bearing deposits, formed at temperatures above 80 deg C.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1845
Help on Locality: Locality: Susanna mine, Leadhills, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Susannite + Pronunciation Say SUSANNITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 87857
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