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Lorandite Mineral Data

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General Lorandite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: TlAsS2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 343.44 gm
   Thallium  59.51 %  Tl
   Arsenic   21.82 %  As
   Sulfur    18.67 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: TlAsS2
Help on Environment: Environment: Low-temperature hydrothermal mineral.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1894
Help on Locality: Locality: Allchar, near Rozdan, northwest of Salonika, Macedonia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Eotovos Laorand (1848-1919), physicist of Budapest, Hungary.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Lorandite + Pronunciation Say LORANDITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 81094
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