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Aguilarite Mineral Data

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General Aguilarite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ag4SeS
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 542.50 gm
   Silver    79.53 %  Ag
   Selenium  14.55 %  Se
   Sulfur     5.91 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag4SeS
Help on Environment: Environment: Low temperature silver mineral in deposits rich in selenium.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1891
Help on Locality: Locality: Mexico, Guanajuato, San Carlos mine. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Ponciano Aguilar (1853-1935), superintendent of the San Carlos mine, Guanajuato, where the mineral was found.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Aguilarite + Pronunciation Say AGUILARITE