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Bismutoplagionite Mineral Data

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General Bismutoplagionite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: 5PbS.4Bi2S3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,835.00 gm
   Bismuth  44.23 %  Bi
   Lead     36.54 %  Pb
   Sulfur   19.23 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb5Bi6S17
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Approved IMA
Help on Locality: Locality: Wickes, Jefferson Co., Montana. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after bismuth replacing arsenic in the mineral plagionite.