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Aschamalmite Mineral Data

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General Aschamalmite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb6Bi2S9
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,949.75 gm
   Bismuth  21.44 %  Bi
   Lead     63.76 %  Pb
   Sulfur   14.80 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb6Bi2S9
Help on Environment: Environment: In alpine cleft veins, cutting gneiss.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1983
Help on Locality: Locality: Ascham Alm, Untersulzbachtal, Austria. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Aschamalmite + Pronunciation Say ASCHAMALMITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Beegerite