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Gabrielite Mineral Data

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General Gabrielite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Tl2AgCu2As3S7
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,082.85 gm
   Thallium  37.37 %  Tl
   Copper    12.68 %  Cu
   Silver     8.47 %  Ag
   Antimony   1.80 %  Sb
   Arsenic   18.96 %  As
   Sulfur    20.73 %  S
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            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Tl1.98Ag0.85Cu2.16As2.74Sb0.16S7
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in association with numerous other As sulfosalts. Related to imhofite; structure determined
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2002 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Lengenbach quarry, Binntal, Valais, Switzerland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Nameed for Walter Gabriel (b. 1943), of Basel, Switzerland, a well-known mineral photographer and expert on Lengenbach minerals.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2002-053