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Zincospiroffite Mineral Data

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General Zincospiroffite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Zn2Te3O8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 641.58 gm
   Zinc       20.38 %  Zn   25.37 % ZnO
   Tellurium  59.67 %  Te   74.63 % TeO2
   Oxygen     19.95 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Zn2Te3O8
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary co-oxidation of calaverite. Related to spiroffite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2004 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Zhonshangou gold deposit in Chonli County, Hebei Province, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: The name reflects the similarity with the unit-cell parameters and composition to spiroffite
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2002-047