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General Aleksite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbBi2Te2S2 (?)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 944.49 gm
   Bismuth    44.25 %  Bi
   Tellurium  27.02 %  Te
   Lead       21.94 %  Pb
   Sulfur      6.79 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbBi2Te2S2
Help on Environment: Environment: Of hydrothermal origin.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1978
Help on Locality: Locality: In the Alekseev mine, Sutemskii region, Stanovoi Range, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Aleksite Say ALEKSITE