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Unnamed (NH4 Thiosulphate)

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Formula:
(NH
 
4
)
 
2
(S
 
2
O
 
3
)


Found around coal-fire gas vents in burning coal banks.

Classification of Unnamed (NH4 Thiosulphate)

IMA status:Unnamed - invalid
Explanation of status:Anthropogenic phase.
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Chemical Properties of Unnamed (NH4 Thiosulphate)

Formula:
(NH
 
4
)
 
2
(S
 
2
O
 
3
)
Simplified for copy/paste:(NH4)2(S2O3)
Essential elements:H, N, O, S
All elements listed in formula:H, N, O, S

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Unnamed (NH4 Thiosulphate)

Reference List:

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Stracher, G.B., Finkelman, R.B., Hower, J.C., Pone, J.D.N., Prakash, A., Blake, D.R., Schroeder, P.A., Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D., and O'Keefe, J.M.K. (2009): Natural and anthropogenic coal fires. In: Umran Dogan, A., and Cutler, J. (eds.): Encyclopedia of Earth. Environmental Information Coalition, National Council for Science and the Environment, Cleveland (Washington, D.C.)

http://www.eoearth.org/article/Natural_and_anthropogenic_coal_fires

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  • Localities for Unnamed (NH4 Thiosulphate)

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    • Upper Silesia (Śląskie)
      • Upper Silesian Coal Basin
    Łukasz Kruszewski analytical data
    South Africa
     
    • Mpumalanga Province
      • Witbank
    Stracher, G.B., Finkelman, R.B., Hower, J.C., Pone, J.D.N., Prakash, A., Blake, D.R., Schroeder, P.A., Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D., and O'Keefe, J.M.K. (2009): Natural and anthropogenic coal fires. In: Umran Dogan, A., and Cutler, J. (eds.): Encyclopedia of Earth. Environmental Information Coalition, National Council for Science and the Environment, Cleveland (Washington, D.C.)
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