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Quadratite Mineral Data

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General Quadratite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ag(Cd,Pb)AsS3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 410.36 gm
   Cadmium  21.91 %  Cd
   Silver   26.29 %  Ag
   Arsenic  18.26 %  As
   Lead     10.10 %  Pb
   Sulfur   23.44 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: AgCd0.8Pb0.2AsS3
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in small vugs in dolomitic rock.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1999 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Lengenbach, Binntal, Switzerland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: The name is derived from the conspicuous quadratic shape of the mineral.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1994-038