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Xanthoconite Mineral Data

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General Xanthoconite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ag3AsS3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 494.72 gm
   Silver   65.41 %  Ag
   Arsenic  15.14 %  As
   Sulfur   19.44 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag3AsS3
Help on Environment: Environment: Usually associated with other silver sulfosalts in hydrothermal veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1840
Help on Locality: Locality: Freiberg, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Greek xanthos, "yellow" and konis "powder."
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Xanthoconite + Pronunciation Say XANTHOCONITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 36352
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