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Berndtite Mineral Data

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General Berndtite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: SnS2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 182.84 gm
   Tin     64.92 %  Sn
   Sulfur  35.08 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: SnS2
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral in tin sulfide veins and in a high temperature deposit, hydrothermally altered.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1964
Help on Locality: Locality: Cerro de Potosi, Bolivia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Fritz Berndt, German mineralogist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Berndtite + Pronunciation Say BERNDTITE