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Miargyrite Mineral Data

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General Miargyrite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: AgSbS2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 293.75 gm
   Silver    36.72 %  Ag
   Antimony  41.45 %  Sb
   Sulfur    21.83 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: AgSbS2
Help on Environment: Environment: In low-temperature hydrothermal silver-bearing sulfide ores.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1829
Help on Locality: Locality: Braunsdorf, Freiberg, Sachsen (Saxony), Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Greek, meyon, "smaller" and argyros, "silver." in allusion to the lessor silver content of the mineral.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Miargyrite + Pronunciation Say MIARGYRITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 85130
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