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Tsugaruite Mineral Data

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General Tsugaruite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb4As2S7
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,203.11 gm
   Arsenic  12.45 %  As
   Lead     68.89 %  Pb
   Sulfur   18.66 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb4As2S7
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in a veinlet of barite at the Yunosawa mine.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1998 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Minami-Tsugara-gun provincial unit of the Aomori Prefecture in northern Japan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the discovery locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Tsugaruite + Pronunciation Say TSUGARUITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1997-010