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Bismutostibiconite Mineral Data

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General Bismutostibiconite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Bi(Sb+++++,Fe+++)2O7
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 618.57 gm
   Iron       4.51 %  Fe    6.45 % Fe2O3
   Bismuth   43.92 %  Bi   48.96 % Bi2O3
   Antimony  33.46 %  Sb   44.45 % Sb2O5
   Oxygen    18.11 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       99.87 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi1.3Sb1.7Fe3+0.5O7
Help on Environment: Environment: Associated as an alteration product of stibnite and other bismuth minerals
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1983
Help on Locality: Locality: Clara mine, Black Forest, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its bismuth content and relationship to stibiconite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Bismutostibiconite + Pronunciation Say BISMUTOSTIBICONITE