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Ardaite Mineral Data

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General Ardaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb19Sb13S35Cl7
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 6,890.03 gm
   Antimony  22.97 %  Sb
   Lead      57.14 %  Pb
   Sulfur    16.29 %  S
   Chlorine   3.60 %  Cl
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb19Sb13S35Cl7
Help on Environment: Environment: In polymetallic ore deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1980
Help on Locality: Locality: Madjarovo, Arda River, Bulgaria. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ardaite Say ARDAITE