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Hauerite Mineral Data

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General Hauerite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: MnS2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 119.07 gm
   Manganese  46.14 %  Mn
   Sulfur     53.86 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mn2+S2
Help on Environment: Environment: A low temperature mineral commonly associated with solfataric waters and marine salt deposits, in clay deposits rich in sulfer, and from decomposed extrusive rocks.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1846
Help on Locality: Locality: Kalinka Sulfur Works, Bansk´┐Ż Bystrica (Neusohl), Banskobystricky Kraj, Slovak Republic. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the Austrian geologists, J. R. Hauer (1778-1863) and F. R. Hauer (1822-1899).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hauerite Say HAUERITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 36547
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