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Vrbaite Mineral Data

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General Vrbaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Tl4Hg3Sb2As8S20
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,903.50 gm
   Thallium  28.16 %  Tl
   Mercury   20.73 %  Hg
   Antimony   8.39 %  Sb
   Arsenic   20.64 %  As
   Sulfur    22.09 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Tl4Hg3Sb2As8S20
Help on Environment: Environment: Intergrown with realgar and orpiment.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1912
Help on Locality: Locality: Allchar, near Rozsdan, northwest of Salonika, Macedonia, Greece. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Karl Vrba (1845-1922), Czech mineralogist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Vrbaite Say VRBAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 15240
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