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Livingstonite Mineral Data

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General Livingstonite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: HgSb4S8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 944.12 gm
   Mercury   21.25 %  Hg
   Antimony  51.58 %  Sb
   Sulfur    27.17 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: HgSb4S8
Help on Environment: Environment: In low-temperature hydrothermal veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA)
Help on Locality: Locality: Huitzuco de los Figueroa (Huitzuco), Mun. de Huitzuco, Guerrero, Mexico. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the Scottish explorer and missionary, David Livingstone (1813-1873).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Livingstonite + Pronunciation Say LIVINGSTONITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 60144
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