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Zincosite Mineral Data

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General Zincosite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: ZnSO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 161.45 gm
   Zinc    40.50 %  Zn   50.41 % ZnO
   Sulfur  19.86 %  S    49.59 % SO3
   Oxygen  39.64 %  O
          ______        ______ 
          100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Zn(SO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: Doubtful species not naturally present at the discovery locality.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Approved IMA - Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1852
Help on Locality: Locality: Barranco-Jarosa mine, Aquilas, Murcia, Sierra Almagrera, Spain. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition (Zn).
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Almagrerite
  Zinkosite - Renamed to zincosite