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Montroydite Mineral Data

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General Montroydite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: HgO
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 216.59 gm
   Mercury  92.61 %  Hg  100.00 % HgO
   Oxygen    7.39 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: HgO
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxidized mercury deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1903
Help on Locality: Locality: Terlingua, Texas, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Montroyd Sharp, an owner of the mercury deposit at Terlingua, Texas, USA.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Montroydite + Pronunciation Say MONTROYDITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 15890
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