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Aurostibite Mineral Data

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General Aurostibite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: AuSb2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 440.47 gm
   Antimony  55.28 %  Sb
   Gold      44.72 %  Au
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: AuSb2
Help on Environment: Environment: In hydrothermal gold-quartz veins, in portions deficient in sulfur and containing other antimony minerals.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1952
Help on Locality: Locality: In the Giant Yellowknife mine, Northwest Territories; in the Chesterville mine, Larder Lake; and the Hemlo gold deposit, Thunder Bay district, Ontario, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: In reference to its composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Aurostibite + Pronunciation Say AUROSTIBITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 40350
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