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Metastibnite Mineral Data

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General Metastibnite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Sb2S3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 339.70 gm
   Antimony  71.68 %  Sb
   Sulfur    28.32 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Sb2S3
Help on Environment: Environment: Primary hydrothermal origin around fumarolic centers and as the result of stibnite oxidation.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1888
Help on Locality: Locality: Steamboat Springs, Washoe County, Nevada, USA Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Greek for "with" and stibnite, in allusion to its composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Metastibnite + Pronunciation Say METASTIBNITE