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Andorite Mineral Data

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General Andorite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbAgSb3S6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 872.71 gm
   Silver    12.36 %  Ag
   Antimony  41.85 %  Sb
   Lead      23.74 %  Pb
   Sulfur    22.05 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbAgSb3S6
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1894
Help on Locality: Locality: In the USA, at the Keyser mine, Morey district, Nye Co., Nevada; in the Thompson mine, Darwin district, Inyo Co., California; and at Bear Basin, King Co., Washington. From near Takla L Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Andor von Semsey (1833-1923), a Hungarian nobleman, who was also an amateur mineralogist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Andorite Say ANDORITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 20818
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