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Duranusite Mineral Data

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General Duranusite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: As4S
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 331.75 gm
   Arsenic  90.33 %  As
   Sulfur    9.67 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: As4S
Help on Environment: Environment: Realgar has been altered by deuteric solutions to form the rare mineral duranusite,
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1973
Help on Locality: Locality: Duranus, Alpes-Meritimes, France. Mina Capillitas, an epithermal deposit in the Province of Catamarca, Argentina. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Duranusite + Pronunciation Say DURANUSITE