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Seligmannite Mineral Data

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General Seligmannite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbCuAsS3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 441.87 gm
   Copper   14.38 %  Cu
   Arsenic  16.96 %  As
   Lead     46.89 %  Pb
   Sulfur   21.77 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbCuAsS3
Help on Environment: Environment: Forms a series with bournonite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1902
Help on Locality: Locality: Lengenbach quarry, Binnental, Valais, Switzerland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Gustav Seligman (1849-1920), German mineral collector.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Seligmannite + Pronunciation Say SELIGMANNITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 14304
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