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Hocartite Mineral Data

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General Hocartite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ag2FeSnS4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 518.56 gm
   Iron    10.77 %  Fe
   Silver  41.60 %  Ag
   Tin     22.89 %  Sn
   Sulfur  24.73 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag2Fe2+SnS4
Help on Environment: Environment: In tin veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1968
Help on Locality: Locality: Chocaya-Animas Mine, Atocha-Quechisla District, Bolivia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Raymind Hocart, Professor of Mineralogy, University of Paris, France.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hocartite + Pronunciation Say HOCARTITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42534
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