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Tedhadleyite Mineral Data

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General Tedhadleyite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Hg++Hg+10O4I2(Cl1.16Br0.84)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,698.11 gm
   Mercury   80.29 %  Hg   75.76 % Hg2O /  8.03 % HgO
   Iodine    10.35 %  I    10.35 % I
               -   %   I    -0.65 % -O=I2    
   Bromine    2.96 %  Br    2.96 % Br
               -   %   Br   -0.30 % -O=Br2   
   Chlorine   4.20 %  Cl    4.20 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -0.95 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen     2.19 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       99.41 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: HgHg9.8O3.7I2.22(Cl1.6)2(Br0.5)
Help on Environment: Environment: Vug in a quartz-magnesite host rock at a prospect pit near the Clear Creek mercury mine. (new structure-type)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2002 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Clear Creek claim, San Benito County, California, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Ted A. Hadley (1961-) of Sunnyvale, California, who participated in the collection of the holotype specimen.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2001-035