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Galenobismutite Mineral Data

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General Galenobismutite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbBi2S4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 753.42 gm
   Bismuth  55.47 %  Bi
   Lead     27.50 %  Pb
   Sulfur   17.02 %  S
           ______ 
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbBi2S4
Help on Environment: Environment: Hydrothermal origin
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1878
Help on Locality: Locality: Ko mine, Nordmark, V´┐Żrmland, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its chemical composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Galenobismutite + Pronunciation Say GALENOBISMUTITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Bonchevite - mixture of pekoite and galenobismutite
  Csiklovaite
  ICSD 23905
  PDF 20-571