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Babkinite Mineral Data

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General Babkinite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb2Bi2(S,Se)3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 975.45 gm
   Bismuth   42.85 %  Bi
   Lead      42.48 %  Pb
   Selenium   8.09 %  Se
   Sulfur     6.57 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb2Bi2S2Se
Help on Environment: Environment: High temperature Sn-W sulfide deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1994 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: The Nevskoye deposit in northeastern Russia, 400 km northwest of Magadan, 25 km northwest of Omskukchan and 35 km southwest of the Dukat gold-silver deposit. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For P. V. Babkin (1929-1977), noted Russian Geologist and the first investigator of the Nevskoye deposit.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Babkinite + Pronunciation Say BABKINITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1994-030