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Zincrosasite Mineral Data

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General Zincrosasite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Zn,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 223.42 gm
   Zinc      36.58 %  Zn   45.54 % ZnO
   Copper    21.33 %  Cu   26.70 % CuO
   Hydrogen   0.90 %  H     8.06 % H2O
   Carbon     5.38 %  C    19.70 % CO2
   Oxygen    35.81 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Zn1.25Cu0.75(CO3)(OH)2
Help on Environment: Environment: An inadequately described species.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1959
Help on Locality: Locality: Tsumeb, Namibia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the zinc rich member of rosasite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Zincrosasite + Pronunciation Say ZINCROSASITE