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Daubreeite Mineral Data

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General Daubreeite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: BiO(OH,Cl)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 251.21 gm
   Bismuth   83.19 %  Bi   92.74 % Bi2O3
   Hydrogen   0.20 %  H     1.79 % H2O
   Chlorine   7.06 %  Cl    7.06 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -1.59 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen     9.55 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: BiO(OH)0.5Cl0.5
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1876
Help on Locality: Locality: Constanicia mine, Tazna, Bolivia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Gabriel Auguste Daubree (1814-1896), French mineralogist and geologist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Daubreeite + Pronunciation Say DAUBREEITE