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Perroudite Mineral Data

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General Perroudite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Hg5Ag4S5(I,Br)2Cl2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,894.37 gm
   Silver    22.78 %  Ag
   Mercury   52.94 %  Hg
   Sulfur     6.77 %  S
   Iodine    10.72 %  I
   Bromine    3.80 %  Br
   Chlorine   2.99 %  Cl
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Hg5Ag4S4Cl1.6I1.6Br0.9
Help on Environment: Environment: An alteration of tennantite in sandstones and conglomerates.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1992
Help on Locality: Locality: Cap-Garonne, Var, France. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Pierre Perroud, Professor at Voltaire College, Geneva, Switzerland, for his work on Cap-Garonne minerals.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Perroudite + Pronunciation Say PERROUDITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 202424
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