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Donharrisite Mineral Data

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General Donharrisite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ni8Hg3S9
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,359.88 gm
   Nickel   34.53 %  Ni
   Mercury  44.25 %  Hg
   Sulfur   21.22 %  S
           ______ 
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ni8Hg3S9
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1988
Help on Locality: Locality: Erasmus mine, Leogang, Salzburg Province, Austria. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Donald C. Harris (1936-), Canadian mineralogist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Donharrisite + Pronunciation Say DONHARRISITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1987-007