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Eskimoite Mineral Data

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General Eskimoite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ag7Pb10Bi15S36
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 7,116.16 gm
   Silver   10.61 %  Ag
   Bismuth  44.05 %  Bi
   Lead     29.12 %  Pb
   Sulfur   16.22 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag7Pb10Bi15S36
Help on Environment: Environment: In a cryolite deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1977
Help on Locality: Locality: Ivigutut, Greenland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the Eskimos, the natives of Greenland.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Eskimoite + Pronunciation Say ESKIMOITE