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Getchellite Mineral Data

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General Getchellite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: AsSbS3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 293.81 gm
   Antimony  42.27 %  Sb
   Arsenic   24.99 %  As
   Sulfur    32.74 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: As0.98Sb1.02S3
Help on Environment: Environment: In an epithermal gold deposit formed in a narrow, steeply-dipping fault zone cutting interbedded Paleozoic (?) shales, argillites, and limestones, near a granodiorite intrusive.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1965
Help on Locality: Locality: At the Getchell mine, about 32 km northeast of Golconda, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Getchellite + Pronunciation Say GETCHELLITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42113
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