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Simonite Mineral Data

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General Simonite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: TlHgAs3S6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 822.13 gm
   Thallium  24.86 %  Tl
   Mercury   24.40 %  Hg
   Arsenic   27.34 %  As
   Sulfur    23.40 %  S
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: TlHgAs3S6
Help on Environment: Environment: Inclusions in rebulite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1982
Help on Locality: Locality: Allchar, Macedonia, Yugoslavia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named in 1982 for Simon Engel, son of Peter Engel (b.1942), Swiss crystalographer.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Simonite Say SIMONITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 38363
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