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Matraite Mineral Data

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General Matraite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: ZnS
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 97.46 gm
   Zinc    67.10 %  Zn
   Sulfur  32.90 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: ZnS
Help on Environment: Environment: Hydrothermal origin. Matraite (1958) is considered densely twinned columnar sphalerite
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Discredited IMA 2006 - Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1959
Help on Locality: Locality: Gy�ngy�soroszi, M�tra Mountains locality, Heves Co., Hungary. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Name for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Matraite Say MATRAITE