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Millerite Mineral Data

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General Millerite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NiS
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 90.76 gm
   Nickel  64.67 %  Ni
   Sulfur  35.33 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NiS
Help on Environment: Environment: In limestone and dolomite cavities.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1845
Help on Locality: Locality: St. Louis, Missouri and Keokuk, Kansas. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the English mineralogist, William Hallowes Miller (1801-1880)
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Millerite + Pronunciation Say MILLERITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Hair Pyrites
  ICSD 40054
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