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Ottemannite Mineral Data

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General Ottemannite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Sn2S3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 333.62 gm
   Tin     71.17 %  Sn
   Sulfur  28.83 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Sn2S3
Help on Environment: Environment: In zones of oxidation or secondary enrichment in hydrothermal tin deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1966
Help on Locality: Locality: Maria Teresa mine, near Huari, between Oruro and Uyuni, Bolivia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for J. Ottemann, German mineralogist, Heidelberg, Germany.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ottemannite + Pronunciation Say OTTEMANNITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 31995
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