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Uytenbogaardtite Mineral Data

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General Uytenbogaardtite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ag3AuS2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 584.70 gm
   Silver  55.35 %  Ag
   Gold    33.69 %  Au
   Sulfur  10.97 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag3AuS2
Help on Environment: Environment: Hydrothermal Au-Ag-quartz veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1978
Help on Locality: Locality: Tambang Sawah, Benkoelen district, Indonesia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Willem Uytenbogaardt (1918- ), Professor of Geology, Technical University, Delft, The Netherlands, prominent ore microscopist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Uytenbogaardtite + Pronunciation Say UYTENBOGAARDTITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 15732
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