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Stutzite Mineral Data

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General Stutzite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ag5-xTe3,(x=0.24-0.36)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 889.78 gm
   Silver     56.98 %  Ag
   Tellurium  43.02 %  Te
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag4.7Te3
Help on Environment: Environment: As replacement masses in hydrothermal deposits associated with other tellurides and sulfides.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1964
Help on Locality: Locality: Sacaramb, Romania. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Andreas Stutz (1747-1806), Austrian mineralogist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Stutzite Say STUTZITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Stuetzite