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Zinkenite Mineral Data

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General Zinkenite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb9Sb22S42
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 5,890.07 gm
   Antimony  45.47 %  Sb
   Lead      31.66 %  Pb
   Sulfur    22.87 %  S
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            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb9Sb22S42
Help on Environment: Environment: Constituent mineral in hydrothermal veins associated with base metal deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1826
Help on Locality: Locality: Wolfsberg, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the mineralogist, J. K. L. Zincken (1798-1862).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Zinkenite + Pronunciation Say ZINKENITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 61191
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