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Weissbergite Mineral Data

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General Weissbergite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: TlSbS2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 390.27 gm
   Thallium  52.37 %  Tl
   Antimony  31.20 %  Sb
   Sulfur    16.43 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: TlSbS2
Help on Environment: Environment: In late stage hydrothermal veins that brecciate silicified dolomitic carbonate rocks.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1978
Help on Locality: Locality: East ore zone, Carlin mine, Elko, Eureka County, Nevada, USA Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Byron G. Weissberg, Chemistry division, D.S.I.R., New Zeland.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Weissbergite + Pronunciation Say WEISSBERGITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 35498
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