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Hatchite Mineral Data

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General Hatchite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Pb,Tl)2AgAs2S5
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 831.03 gm
   Thallium  12.30 %  Tl
   Silver    12.98 %  Ag
   Arsenic   18.03 %  As
   Lead      37.40 %  Pb
   Sulfur    19.29 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb1.5Tl0.5AgAs2S5
Help on Environment: Environment: Of hydrothermal origin, in crystalline dolomite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1912
Help on Locality: Locality: From the Lengenbach quarry, Binntal, Valais, Switzerland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Dr. Frederick Henry Hatch (1864-1932), American geologist and mining engineer.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hatchite Say HATCHITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 27304
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