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Willyamite Mineral Data

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General Willyamite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Co,Ni)SbS
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 212.69 gm
   Cobalt    20.78 %  Co
   Nickel     6.90 %  Ni
   Antimony  57.24 %  Sb
   Sulfur    15.08 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Co0.75Ni0.25SbS
Help on Environment: Environment: In calcite-siderite veins. Forms a series with ullmannite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1896
Help on Locality: Locality: A.B.H. Consols mine, Broken Hill, Willyama Township, New South Wales, Australia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Willyamite + Pronunciation Say WILLYAMITE