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Radtkeite Mineral Data

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General Radtkeite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Hg3S2ClI
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 828.26 gm
   Mercury   72.65 %  Hg   78.45 % HgO
   Sulfur     7.74 %  S     7.74 % S2-
               -   %  S    -3.86 % -O=S 
   Iodine    15.32 %  I    15.32 % I
               -   %   I    -0.97 % -O=I2    
   Chlorine   4.28 %  Cl    4.28 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -0.97 % -O=Cl2   
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Hg3S2ClI
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary Hg mineral.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1991
Help on Locality: Locality: McDermitt mercury mine, Humboldt County, Nevada, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Arthur S. Radtke (1936-2004), geologist, U. S. Geological Survey.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Radtkeite + Pronunciation Say RADTKEITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1989-030