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Wakabayashilite Mineral Data

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General Wakabayashilite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: [(As,Sb)6S9][As4S5]
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,291.80 gm
   Antimony  18.85 %  Sb
   Arsenic   46.40 %  As
   Sulfur    34.75 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: As4Sb2S9As4S5
Help on Environment: Environment: As fibers in druses of quartz or embedded in calcite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1970
Help on Locality: Locality: Nishinomaki mine, Gumma prefrecture, Japan Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Yaichiro Wakabayashi (1874-1943), mineralogist for Mitsubishi Mining.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Wakabayashilite + Pronunciation Say WAKABAYASHILITE