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Baumstarkite Mineral Data

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General Baumstarkite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ag3(Sb,As)2SbS6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 869.54 gm
   Silver    37.22 %  Ag
   Antimony  38.50 %  Sb
   Arsenic    2.15 %  As
   Sulfur    22.13 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag3Sb2.75As0.25S6
Help on Environment: Environment: Found coating miargyrite. Polymorphic relationship with miargyrite and cuboargyrite
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2002 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: San Genaro mine, Huancavelica Department, Peru. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Manfred Baumstark(1954-), German mineralogist who first recognized the mineral.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1999-049