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canfieldite

[′kan‚fēl‚dīt]
(mineralogy)
Ag8SnS6 A black mineral of the argyrodite series consisting of silver thiostannate, with a specific gravity of 6.28; found in Germany and Bolivia.
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Tin does not occur naturally by itself, and must be extracted from a base compound, usually cassiterite, stannite, cylindrite, franckeite, canfieldite, and teallite.