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Dervillite Mineral Data

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General Dervillite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ag2AsS2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 354.79 gm
   Silver   60.81 %  Ag
   Arsenic  21.12 %  As
   Sulfur   18.08 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag2AsS2
Help on Environment: Environment: In a Co-Ni-Fe-As deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1941
Help on Locality: Locality: Found on a museum specimen from the Gabe-Gottes mine, Sainte-Marie-aux-Mies, Haut-Rhin, France. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Dr. Henri Derville of Strasbourg University, Strasbourg, France.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Dervillite + Pronunciation Say DERVILLITE