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Garavellite Mineral Data

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General Garavellite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: FeSbBiS4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 514.84 gm
   Iron      10.85 %  Fe
   Bismuth   40.59 %  Bi
   Antimony  23.65 %  Sb
   Sulfur    24.91 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+SbBiS4
Help on Environment: Environment: In a hydrothermal copper deposit with disseminated chalcopyrite in siderite gangue.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1979
Help on Locality: Locality: Valle del Frigido, one km east of Massa, northern Tuscany, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Professor C.L. Garavelli, Italian mineralogist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Garavellite + Pronunciation Say GARAVELLITE