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Aramayoite Mineral Data

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General Aramayoite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ag3Sb2(Sb,Bi)S6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 924.87 gm
   Silver    34.99 %  Ag
   Bismuth   11.30 %  Bi
   Antimony  32.91 %  Sb
   Sulfur    20.80 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag3Sb2.5Bi0.5S6
Help on Environment: Environment: In vein-controlled hydrothermal tin and silver ores.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1926
Help on Locality: Locality: In the Animas mine, Chocaya, Sud-Chichas, Potosi, Bolivia. From Herminia, Julcani district; and in the San Genaro mine, Huancavelica, Peru. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Felix Avelino Aramayo, former Managing Director of the Compagnie Aramayo de Mines en Bolivie.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Aramayoite + Pronunciation Say ARAMAYOITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 8165
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