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Stalderite Mineral Data

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General Stalderite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: TlCu(Zn,Fe,Hg)2As2S6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 761.31 gm
   Thallium  26.85 %  Tl
   Zinc       9.45 %  Zn
   Iron       5.13 %  Fe
   Copper     8.35 %  Cu
   Mercury    5.27 %  Hg
   Arsenic   19.68 %  As
   Sulfur    25.27 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: TlCuZn1.1Fe2+0.7Hg0.2As2S6
Help on Environment: Environment: In small cavities of hydrothermal origin in Triassic dolomite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1993
Help on Locality: Locality: Lengenbach, Binntal, Canton Wallis, Switzerland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Prof. Dr. Hans A. Stalder (1925-) of the Natural History Museum, Berne, Switzerland.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Stalderite + Pronunciation Say STALDERITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 81209
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