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Weishanite Mineral Data

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General Weishanite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Au,Ag)3Hg2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 925.26 gm
   Silver    8.74 %  Ag
   Mercury  43.36 %  Hg
   Gold     47.90 %  Au
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Au2.25Ag0.75Hg2
Help on Environment: Environment: In the silicified zone of the silver-rich part of an Au-Ag deposit in biotite granulte.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1984
Help on Locality: Locality: Weishan, Poshan mining district,Tongbai County, Henan Province, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Weishanite + Pronunciation Say WEISHANITE