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Tvalchrelidzeite Mineral Data

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General Tvalchrelidzeite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Hg3SbAsS3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 904.31 gm
   Mercury   67.21 %  Hg
   Antimony  13.87 %  Sb
   Arsenic    8.28 %  As
   Sulfur    10.64 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Hg3.03Sb1.03AsS3
Help on Environment: Environment: In a hydrothermal As-Sb-Hg deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1975
Help on Locality: Locality: In the Gomi deposit, Caucasus mountains, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for A. A. Tvalchrelidze, founder of the Georgian Mineralogical-Petrographic School, Russia.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Tvalchrelidzeite + Pronunciation Say TVALCHRELIDZEITE