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Bohdanowiczite Mineral Data

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General Bohdanowiczite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: AgBiSe2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 474.77 gm
   Silver    22.72 %  Ag
   Bismuth   44.02 %  Bi
   Selenium  33.26 %  Se
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: AgBiSe2
Help on Environment: Environment: In fluorite and quartz in a strongly brecciated zone formed in crystalline limestone adjacent to magnetite-bearing skarns.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1967
Help on Locality: Locality: Kletna deposit, Sudetes Mountains, Poland Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Karol Bohdanovicz (1864-1947), Polish economic geologist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Bohdanowiczite + Pronunciation Say BOHDANOWICZITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 26519
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