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Sterryite Mineral Data

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General Sterryite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ag2Pb10(Sb,As)12S29
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 4,538.17 gm
   Silver     4.75 %  Ag
   Antimony  24.15 %  Sb
   Arsenic    4.95 %  As
   Lead      45.66 %  Pb
   Sulfur    20.49 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag2Pb10Sb9As3S29
Help on Environment: Environment: Of hydrothermal origin, in marble.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1967
Help on Locality: Locality: Taylor pit, Madoc, Huntingdon township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for T. Sterry Hunt (1826-1892), first mineralogist with the Geological Survey of Canada.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Sterryite + Pronunciation Say STERRYITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1966-020