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Rambergite Mineral Data

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General Rambergite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: MnS
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 87.00 gm
   Manganese  63.14 %  Mn
   Sulfur     36.86 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mn2+S
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in anoxic laminated sediments rich in organic matter. Dimorphic relationship with alabandite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1995 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Gotland Deep, Baltic Sea, off the coast of Sweden. Also found in a skarn in the Garpenberg area, Dalarna, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after Hans Ramberg (1917-1998), Professor of Mineralogy and Petrology at the University of Chicago, then at the University of Uppsala, Sweden.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Rambergite + Pronunciation Say RAMBERGITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1995-028