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Berthierite Mineral Data

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General Berthierite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: FeSb2S4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 427.61 gm
   Iron      13.06 %  Fe
   Antimony  56.94 %  Sb
   Sulfur    30.00 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+Sb2S4
Help on Environment: Environment: In low-temperature hydrothermal antimony veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1827
Help on Locality: Locality: Pontgibaud, Puy-de-Dome, France. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the French chemist, P. Berthier (1782-1861).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Berthierite + Pronunciation Say BERTHIERITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Anglarite