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Chiluite Mineral Data

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General Chiluite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Bi6Te++++++2Mo++++++2O21
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,036.95 gm
   Bismuth     61.56 %  Bi   68.63 % Bi2O3
   Tellurium   12.53 %  Te   15.67 % TeO2
   Molybdenum   9.42 %  Mo   14.13 % MoO3
   Oxygen      16.49 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %       98.43 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi6Te2Mo2O21
Help on Environment: Environment: Molybdenite deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1989
Help on Locality: Locality: Chilu, Fujian, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the locality.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Chilunite