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Yedlinite Mineral Data

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General Yedlinite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb6CrCl6(O,OH)8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,637.92 gm
   Chromium   3.17 %  Cr    5.13 % CrO2
   Hydrogen   0.12 %  H     1.10 % H2O
   Lead      75.90 %  Pb   81.76 % PbO
   Chlorine  12.99 %  Cl   12.99 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -2.93 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen     7.81 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       98.05 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb6CrCl6O6(OH)2
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1974
Help on Locality: Locality: Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named of Leo Neal Yedlin (1908-1977), micromount mineral collector of New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Yedlinite + Pronunciation Say YEDLINITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 6075
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