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Bromargyrite Mineral Data

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General Bromargyrite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: AgBr
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 187.77 gm
   Silver   57.45 %  Ag   61.71 % Ag2O
   Bromine  42.55 %  Br   42.55 % Br
              -   %  Br   -4.26 % -O=Br2   
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: AgBr
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxidized portions of silver deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1841
Help on Locality: Locality: Mexico, Chile. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its composition of bromine (Greek, bromos - "stench") and silver (Latin, argentum).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Bromargyrite + Pronunciation Say BROMARGYRITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Bromyrite
  ICSD 65061
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