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Jeromite Mineral Data

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General Jeromite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: As(S,Se)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 162.50 gm
   Arsenic   46.11 %  As
   Selenium  24.30 %  Se
   Sulfur    29.60 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: AsS1.5Se0.5
Help on Environment: Environment: Sublimate of burning sulfide ores in a mine fire. Jeromite (1928) is amorphous As-S-Se phase of variable composition and does not fit the current criteria of a valid mineral species .
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Discredited IMA 2006 - Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1928
Help on Locality: Locality: United Verde Mine, Jerome, Arizona, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Jeromite Say JEROMITE