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Emilite Mineral Data

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General Emilite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu2.68Pb2.68Bi5.32S12
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,230.52 gm
   Copper    7.49 %  Cu
   Bismuth  50.03 %  Bi
   Lead     25.08 %  Pb
   Sulfur   17.39 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu2.63Pb2.7Bi5.34S12.1
Help on Environment: Environment: Metamorphosed scheelite deposit. Member of the bismuthinite-krupkaite-aikinite solid-solution series.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2002 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Felbertal scheelite deposit, Austria. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Presumabley named for Emil Makovicky of the University of Copenhagen.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2001-015