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Bismutohauchecornite Mineral Data

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General Bismutohauchecornite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ni9Bi2S8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,202.70 gm
   Nickel   43.92 %  Ni
   Bismuth  34.75 %  Bi
   Sulfur   21.33 %  S
           ______ 
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ni9Bi2S8
Help on Environment: Environment: Hydrothermal origin, as secondary pore-fillings and replacements of sandstone and conglomerate.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1980
Help on Locality: Locality: Oktyabr mine, Norilsk, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the Bi analog of hauchecornite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Bismutohauchecornite + Pronunciation Say BISMUTOHAUCHECORNITE