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Zincalstibite Mineral Data

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General Zincalstibite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Zn2AlSb(OH)12
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 483.60 gm
   Aluminum   5.58 %  Al   10.54 % Al2O3
   Zinc      27.04 %  Zn   33.66 % ZnO
   Antimony  25.18 %  Sb   33.45 % Sb2O5
   Hydrogen   2.50 %  H    22.35 % H2O
   Oxygen    39.70 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Zn2AlSb(OH)12
Help on Environment: Environment: Found within the cavities of marble that was part of an epizonal metamorphic complex originating from a tertiary Tuscan sedimentary sequence. Zn analogue of cualstibite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2006 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition (ZINk, Aluminium, Stibium).
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1998-033