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Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: AgFeS2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 227.85 gm
   Iron    24.51 %  Fe
   Silver  47.34 %  Ag
   Sulfur  28.15 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: AgFe3+S2
Help on Environment: Environment: In goethite pseudomorphs after magnesian siderite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1995
Help on Locality: Locality: Silver-lead deposit in the Verkhoyano-Kolymskaya fold system, of the Lena River basin, Eastern Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the Lena River.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Lenaite Say LENAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 56263
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