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Matildite Mineral Data

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General Matildite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: AgBiS2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 380.98 gm
   Silver   28.31 %  Ag
   Bismuth  54.85 %  Bi
   Sulfur   16.83 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: AgBiS2
Help on Environment: Environment: Moderate to high temperature hydrothermal deposts and in pegmatites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1883
Help on Locality: Locality: Matilda mine, near Moroccha, Provinence Junin, Peru. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its locality
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Matildite + Pronunciation Say MATILDITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Beegerite - mixture of schirmerite and matildite
  ICSD 44340
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