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Paraschachnerite Mineral Data

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General Paraschachnerite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ag3Hg2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 724.78 gm
   Silver   44.65 %  Ag
   Mercury  55.35 %  Hg
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag3Hg2
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in the oxidezed zone, formed by the alteration of moschellandsbergite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1972
Help on Locality: Locality: Landsberg, near Obermoschel, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its relationship to schachnerite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Paraschachnerite + Pronunciation Say PARASCHACHNERITE