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Bismuth Mineral Data

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General Bismuth Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Bi
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 208.98 gm
   Bismuth 100.00 %  Bi
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi
Help on Environment: Environment: Hydrothermal ores of Co, Ni, Ag, and Sn. In pegmatites and topaz-bearing Sn-W veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1500
Help on Locality: Locality: Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Probably from the Arabic bi ismid, meaning having the properties of antimony.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Bismuth Say BISMUTH
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 64703
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