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Wulfenite Mineral Data

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General Wulfenite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbMoO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 367.14 gm
   Molybdenum  26.13 %  Mo   39.21 % MoO3
   Lead        56.44 %  Pb   65.15 % PbO2
   Oxygen      17.43 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      104.36 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary lead mineral. Forms a series with stolzite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1845
Help on Locality: Locality: Bleiberg, Villach, Kļæ½rnten (Carinthia), Austria Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the Austrian mineralogist, Frantz Xaver von Wulfen (1728-1805).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Wulfenite + Pronunciation Say WULFENITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 26784
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