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Chrombismite Mineral Data

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General Chrombismite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Bi16CrO27
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 3,827.67 gm
   Chromium   1.36 %  Cr    2.61 % CrO3
   Bismuth   87.36 %  Bi   97.39 % Bi2O3
   Oxygen    11.29 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi16CrO27
Help on Environment: Environment: The mineral occurs as a primary phase associated with pyrite, chalcopyrite, and gold in mesothermal quartz veins. The mineral occurs as a primary phase associated with pyrite, chalc opyrite, and gold in mesothermal quart
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1995 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Jialu mine, Luonan, Shaanxi province, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the main elements present in the mineral.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1995-044