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Viaeneite RN6380

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  • Viaeneite

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     Name: Viaeneite

    Location: Engis, Belgium

    Name Reference: Named after Professor Willy A. Viaene (born 22 January 1940 in Staden, died 13 March 2000), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. 

    Chemical Formula: (Fe,Pb)4S8O

    Crystal System and Class:  Monoclinic - Class unknown

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    Origin (Determinator + Year): Kucha H. 1993

    Publication: Viaeneite, (Fe,Pb)4S8O, a new mineral with mixed sulphur valencies from Engis, Belgium.

    Henry Kucha, Wladysalw Osuch and Jan Elsen. Eur. J. Mineral. 1996, 8, 93-102.  

    Info : http://www.mindat.org/min-7353.html

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