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Schachnerite Mineral Data

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General Schachnerite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ag1.1Hg0.9
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 299.19 gm
   Silver   39.66 %  Ag
   Mercury  60.34 %  Hg
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag1.1Hg0.9
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in the oxidation zone, formed by the alteration of moschellandsbergite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1972
Help on Locality: Locality: Vertrauen auf Gott mine, Obermoschel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Doris Schachner (1904-1989), German mineralogist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Schachnerite + Pronunciation Say SCHACHNERITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 40357
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