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Teallite Mineral Data

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General Teallite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbSnS2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 390.04 gm
   Tin     30.44 %  Sn
   Lead    53.12 %  Pb
   Sulfur  16.44 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbSnS2
Help on Environment: Environment: A hydrothermal mineral found in tin veins, sometimes an important ore.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1904
Help on Locality: Locality: Silver mines of Santa Rosa, Antequera, Bolivia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Jethro Justinian Harris Teall (1849-1924), Director of the Geological Survey of Great Britain and Ireland.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Teallite Say TEALLITE