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Schollhornite Mineral Data

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General Schollhornite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na0.3CrS2•(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 141.04 gm
   Sodium     4.89 %  Na
   Chromium  36.87 %  Cr
   Hydrogen   1.43 %  H
   Sulfur    45.47 %  S
   Oxygen    11.34 %  O
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na0.3CrS2•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Extra-terrestrial meteorite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1985
Help on Locality: Locality: Waethering product of caswellsilverite in the Norton County enstatite achondrite. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Robert Schollhorn, German chemist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Schollhornite + Pronunciation Say SCHOLLHORNITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Schoellhornite