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Gananite Mineral Data

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General Gananite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: BiF3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 265.98 gm
   Bismuth   78.57 %  Bi   87.59 % Bi2O3
   Fluorine  21.43 %  F    21.43 % F
               -   %   F    -9.02 % -O=F2    
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: BiF3
Help on Environment: Environment: In wolframite-bearing quartz veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1984
Help on Locality: Locality: Ganan area, Laikeng district, southern Jiangxi Province, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Gananite Say GANANITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 24522
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