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Herzenbergite Mineral Data

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General Herzenbergite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: SnS
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 150.78 gm
   Tin     78.73 %  Sn
   Sulfur  21.27 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: SnS
Help on Environment: Environment: Of hydrothermal origin, later than the deposition of cassiterite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1934
Help on Locality: Locality: In the Maria-Teresa mine, near Huari, between Oruro and Uyuni, Bolivia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Robert Herzenberg (1885-?), German chemist of Oruro, Bolivia.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Herzenbergite + Pronunciation Say HERZENBERGITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 24376
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