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Robinsonite Mineral Data

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General Robinsonite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb4Sb6S13
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,976.16 gm
   Antimony  36.97 %  Sb
   Lead      41.94 %  Pb
   Sulfur    21.09 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb4Sb6S13
Help on Environment: Environment: A primary hydrothermal mineral.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1952
Help on Locality: Locality: Red Bird mercury mine, Pershing County, Nevada, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Stephen Clive Robinson (1911-), Geological Survey of Canada, who first synthesized the mineral.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Robinsonite + Pronunciation Say ROBINSONITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 300109
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