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Friedrichite Mineral Data

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General Friedrichite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb5Cu5Bi7S18
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 3,393.78 gm
   Copper    9.36 %  Cu
   Bismuth  43.10 %  Bi
   Lead     30.53 %  Pb
   Sulfur   17.01 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb5Cu5Bi7S18
Help on Environment: Environment: As aggregates of granular crystals, in boulders of vein quartz which occur in the scree of a landslip.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1978
Help on Locality: Locality: Near the emerald beryl deposit in the "Sedl" region, east of the Haqbachtan, Salzburg, Austria. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Professor Dr.-Ing O.M. Friedrich, of the Mining University, Leoben, Styria, Austria.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Friedrichite + Pronunciation Say FRIEDRICHITE