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Tsnigriite Mineral Data

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General Tsnigriite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ag9SbTe3(S,Se)3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,595.01 gm
   Silver     60.87 %  Ag
   Antimony    7.63 %  Sb
   Tellurium  24.00 %  Te
   Selenium    2.48 %  Se
   Sulfur      5.03 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag9SbTe3S2.5Se0.5
Help on Environment: Environment: Au-Ag deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1992
Help on Locality: Locality: Vyskovol'tnoye, Tian Sham, Uzbekistan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from the initials of the Russian name for the Central Scientice-Research Institute of Geological Prospecting in Moscow.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Tsnigriite + Pronunciation Say TSNIGRIITE