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Borodaevite Mineral Data

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General Borodaevite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ag5(Bi,Sb)9S16
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,736.95 gm
   Silver    19.71 %  Ag
   Bismuth   51.54 %  Bi
   Antimony  10.01 %  Sb
   Sulfur    18.75 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag5Bi6.75Sb2.25S16
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1992
Help on Locality: Locality: Alaskitivoje, near Ust-Nera, Yakutia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named in 1992 for its similarity to pavonite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Borodaevite + Pronunciation Say BORODAEVITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1991-037