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Znucalite Mineral Data

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General Znucalite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaZn11(UO2)(CO3)3(OH)20•4(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,621.63 gm
   Calcium    2.47 %  Ca    3.46 % CaO
   Uranium   14.68 %  U    16.65 % UO2
   Zinc      44.36 %  Zn   55.21 % ZnO
   Hydrogen   1.74 %  H    15.55 % H2O
   Carbon     2.22 %  C     8.14 % CO2
   Oxygen    34.53 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       99.01 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaZn11(UO2)(CO3)3(OH)20•4(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxidation product of the U dump material at the mine.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1990
Help on Locality: Locality: Lill mine, Pribram, central Bohemia, Czech Republic. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition (Zn, U, Calcium).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Znucalite + Pronunciation Say ZNUCALITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1989-033