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Brezinaite Mineral Data

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General Brezinaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cr3S4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 284.25 gm
   Chromium  54.88 %  Cr
   Sulfur    45.12 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cr3S4
Help on Environment: Environment: In the metal matrix and contiguous to silicate inclusions (Tucson iron meteorite).
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1969
Help on Locality: Locality: In the Tucson and New Baltimore iron meteorites. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Aristides Brezina (1848-1909), past Director of the Mineralogy-Petrology Section of the Natural History Museum, Vienna, Austria.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Brezinaite + Pronunciation Say BREZINAITE