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General Stephanite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ag5SbS4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 789.36 gm
   Silver    68.33 %  Ag
   Antimony  15.42 %  Sb
   Sulfur    16.25 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag5SbS4
Help on Environment: Environment: A late-stage mineral in hydrothermal silver deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1845
Help on Locality: Locality: Freiberg, Sachsen (Saxony), Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after Archduke Victor Stephan (1817-1867). Former Austrian Mining Director and engineer,
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Stephanite + Pronunciation Say STEPHANITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Brittle Silver Ore
  ICSD 16987
  PDF 11-108