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General Realgar Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: AsS
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 106.99 gm
   Arsenic  70.03 %  As
   Sulfur   29.97 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: AsS
Help on Environment: Environment: Common low-temperature hydrothermal vein mineral associated with As-Sb minerals.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1747
Help on Locality: Locality: Zarshuran Mine, Azarbayjan-e Khavari, Takab (Takan Tepe), Iran. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Arabic, rahj al ghar, "powder of the mine;"
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Realgar Say REALGAR
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 15238
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