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Marrucciite Mineral Data

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General Marrucciite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Hg3Pb16Sb18S46
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 7,534.96 gm
   Copper     0.18 %  Cu
   Mercury    7.93 %  Hg
   Antimony  29.80 %  Sb
   Lead      42.51 %  Pb
   Sulfur    19.52 %  S
   Chlorine   0.06 %  Cl
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu0.21Hg2.98Pb15.46Sb18.44S45.87Cl0.13
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in the latest hydrothermal stage, within small veinlets crosscutting dolomitic lenses interstratified in Ba-Fe ore. Sulphosalt.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2006 - (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Buca della Vena deposit, Tuscany, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Angelo Marrucci (1956-2003), a mineral collector in recognition for his contributions to the mineralogy of Tuscany.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Gelnicaite
  Gelnicite
  IMA2006-015