Sulfosalt

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Sulfosalt

 

any of various compounds similar to the salts of hydroxy acids but differing in the substitution of sulfur atoms for oxygen atoms. The term “sulfosalt” is being replaced by “thiosalt” (from the Greek theion, “sulfur”).

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Shear Vein mineralization is made up of blue-gray quartz vein material containing pyrite, sulfosalt minerals and arsenopyrite, and sheared and crushed fault breccia and gouge.

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