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Bursaite Mineral Data

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General Bursaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb5Bi4S11
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,177.65 gm
   Silver    0.99 %  Ag
   Bismuth  38.39 %  Bi
   Lead     44.72 %  Pb
   Sulfur   15.90 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb4.7Bi4Ag0.2S10.8
Help on Environment: Environment: In a contact metamorphic scheelite deposit. Bursaite (1955) is a mixture of two phases
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Discredited IMA 2006 - Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1955
Help on Locality: Locality: From Uludag, Bursa Province, Turkey. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the locality in Bursa Province, Turkey.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Bursaite Say BURSAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 24470
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