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Chenguodaite Mineral Data

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General Chenguodaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ag9FeTe2S4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,406.90 gm
   Iron        3.97 %  Fe
   Silver     68.77 %  Ag
   Tellurium  18.05 %  Te
   Sulfur      9.21 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag8.97Fe2+Te1.99S4.04
Help on Environment: Environment: Occurs in high grade Au-Ag-Cu ores.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2005 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Bunan deposit, Shandong Province, Peopleďż˝s Republic of China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Chen Guoda (1912-2004), geologist and the founder of the Geological Department of Central South University, China.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2004-042a