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Parajamesonite Mineral Data

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General Parajamesonite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,064.07 gm
   Iron       2.71 %  Fe
   Antimony  35.39 %  Sb
   Lead      40.15 %  Pb
   Sulfur    21.75 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb4Fe2+Sb6S14
Help on Environment: Environment: In a hydrothermal deposit, late-stage mineral. Parajamesonite (1947) is a mixture of jamesonite + other sulfosalts
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Discredited IMA 2006 - Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1947
Help on Locality: Locality: Herja, Romania. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as a dimorph of jamesonite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Parajamesonite + Pronunciation Say PARAJAMESONITE