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Jentschite Mineral Data

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General Jentschite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: TlPbAs2SbS6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 875.57 gm
   Thallium  23.34 %  Tl
   Antimony  13.91 %  Sb
   Arsenic   17.11 %  As
   Lead      23.66 %  Pb
   Sulfur    21.97 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: TlPbAs2SbS6
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1996 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Lengenbach, Binntal, Switzerland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after Franz Jentsch (1868-1908), head of the Binn syndicate that worked the sulfosalt deposit at the Lengenbach quarry.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Jentschite + Pronunciation Say JENTSCHITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 83272