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Eulytite Mineral Data

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General Eulytite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Bi4(SiO4)3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,112.17 gm
   Silicon   7.58 %  Si   16.21 % SiO2
   Bismuth  75.16 %  Bi   83.79 % Bi2O3
   Oxygen   17.26 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi4(SiO4)3
Help on Environment: Environment: Found with native bismuth.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1827
Help on Locality: Locality: Saxony, near Schneeberg. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Greek eulitos = "easily liquefiable", in allusion to its low melting point.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Eulytite Say EULYTITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Eulytine