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Vismirnovite Mineral Data

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General Vismirnovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: ZnSn++++(OH)6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 286.14 gm
   Zinc      22.85 %  Zn   28.44 % ZnO
   Tin       41.49 %  Sn   52.67 % SnO2
   Hydrogen   2.11 %  H    18.89 % H2O
   Oxygen    33.55 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: ZnSn(OH)6
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxidation of earlier tin sulfides in tin deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1981
Help on Locality: Locality: Trudovoye tin deposit, Inyl´┐Żchek Mountains, eastern Kyrgyzstan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Vladimir Ivanovich Smirnov (1910-1988), Moscow University, Moscow, Russia
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Vismirnovite + Pronunciation Say VISMIRNOVITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 24961
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