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Iodargyrite Mineral Data

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General Iodargyrite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: AgI
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 234.77 gm
   Silver  45.95 %  Ag   49.35 % Ag2O
   Iodine  54.05 %  I    54.05 % I
             -   %  I    -3.41 % -O=I2    
          ______        ______ 
          100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: AgI
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral associated with weathered silver ores.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1854
Help on Locality: Locality: Broken Hill, New South Wales. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its chemical composition if iodine (Greek, iodes = "violet") and silver (Latin, argentum).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Iodargyrite + Pronunciation Say IODARGYRITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 65063
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