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Cylindrite Mineral Data

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General Cylindrite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb3Sn4FeSb2S14
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,844.71 gm
   Iron       3.03 %  Fe
   Tin       25.74 %  Sn
   Antimony  13.20 %  Sb
   Lead      33.70 %  Pb
   Sulfur    24.34 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb3Sn4Fe2+Sb2S14
Help on Environment: Environment: In tin-bearing hydrothermal veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1893
Help on Locality: Locality: Poopo, in Oruro, Boliva. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Greek, kylindros, "cylinder."