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Caswellsilverite Mineral Data

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General Caswellsilverite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NaCrS2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 139.12 gm
   Sodium    16.53 %  Na
   Chromium  37.38 %  Cr
   Sulfur    46.10 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NaCrS2
Help on Environment: Environment: As inclusions in enstatite crystals and in the brecciated matrix of a meteorite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1982
Help on Locality: Locality: In the Norton County enstatite achondrite and the Qingzhen enstatite chondrite meteorites. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: To honor Dr. Caswell Silver, geologist associated with the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 200982
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