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Zhanghengite Mineral Data

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General Zhanghengite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Cu,Zn,Fe,Al,Cr)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 60.74 gm
   Aluminum   2.22 %  Al
   Zinc      21.53 %  Zn
   Chromium   4.28 %  Cr
   Iron       9.19 %  Fe
   Copper    62.77 %  Cu
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            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu0.6Zn0.2Fe0+0.1Al0.05Cr0.05
Help on Environment: Environment: Boxian meteorite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1986
Help on Locality: Locality: Boxian County, Anhui Province. China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Zhang Heng (78-139), famous astronomer in ancient Ghina.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Zhanghengite + Pronunciation Say ZHANGHENGITE