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Bogdanovite Mineral Data

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General Bogdanovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Au,Te,Pb)3(Cu,Fe)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 592.69 gm
   Iron        3.20 %  Fe
   Copper      7.08 %  Cu
   Tellurium  21.53 %  Te
   Lead       34.96 %  Pb
   Gold       33.23 %  Au
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: AuTePbCu0.66Fe2+0.34
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxidation zone of Au-Te deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1979
Help on Locality: Locality: Dalnii Vostok, Kazakhstan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Aleksei A. Bogdanov (1907-1971), Russian geologist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Bogdanovite + Pronunciation Say BOGDANOVITE