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Marrite Mineral Data

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General Marrite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbAgAsS3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 486.19 gm
   Silver   22.19 %  Ag
   Arsenic  15.41 %  As
   Lead     42.62 %  Pb
   Sulfur   19.79 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbAgAsS3
Help on Environment: Environment: Of hydrothermal origin with other sulfosalts in dolomite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1904
Help on Locality: Locality: Lengenbach quarry, Binutal, Valais, Switzerland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for John Edward Marr (1857-1933), geologist of Canbridge, England.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Marrite Say MARRITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 26835
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