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Poyarkovite Mineral Data

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General Poyarkovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Hg3ClO
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 653.22 gm
   Mercury   92.12 %  Hg   95.80 % Hg2O
   Chlorine   5.43 %  Cl    5.43 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -1.22 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen     2.45 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Hg3ClO
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxidized cinnabar ores.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1981
Help on Locality: Locality: Khaydarkan (Kyrgyzstan) antimony-mercury deposit. Arzak mercury deposit, situated about 12 km northeast of the well-known Terlig-Khaya mercury mine, Pii-Khem district, Tuva Republic, R Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Vlakimir Erastovich Poyarkov, Russian geologist, well-known investigator of mercury and antimony deposits.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Poyarkovite + Pronunciation Say POYARKOVITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 87734
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