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Biehlite Mineral Data

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General Biehlite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Sb,As)2MoO6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 426.07 gm
   Antimony    51.44 %  Sb   61.57 % Sb2O3
   Molybdenum  22.52 %  Mo   33.78 % MoO3
   Arsenic      3.52 %  As    4.64 % As2O3
   Oxygen      22.53 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Sb1.8As0.2MoO6
Help on Environment: Environment: Associated with angelsite and wulfenite on a fine-grained Cu ore in the oxidation zone of the deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1999 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Tsumeb, Namibia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Friedrich Karl Bielh (1887-?), who was the first to do scientific work on the mineralization of the Tsumeb deposit.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 411401