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Argentotennantite Mineral Data

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General Argentotennantite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Ag,Cu)10(Zn,Fe)2(As,Sb)4S13
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,857.26 gm
   Zinc       5.28 %  Zn
   Iron       1.50 %  Fe
   Copper     8.55 %  Cu
   Silver    43.56 %  Ag
   Antimony   6.56 %  Sb
   Arsenic   12.10 %  As
   Sulfur    22.44 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag7.5Cu2.5Zn1.5Fe2+0.5As3SbS13
Help on Environment: Environment: In a polymetallic deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1986
Help on Locality: Locality: In the Kvartsitoviye Gorki deposit, northern Kazakhstan, USSR. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the chemical composition and by analogy to tennantite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Argentotennantite + Pronunciation Say ARGENTOTENNANTITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 39692
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