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Grumiplucite Mineral Data

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General Grumiplucite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: HgBi2S4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 746.81 gm
   Mercury  26.86 %  Hg
   Bismuth  55.97 %  Bi
   Sulfur   17.17 %  S
           ______ 
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: HgBi2S4
Help on Environment: Environment: Cavities in quartz-carbonate veins at the mine.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1998 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Found in the Levigliani mercury mine in the Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the amateur mineralogical organization Gruppo Mineralogico e Paleontologico Lucchese, members of which provided the specimens for study.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Grumiplucite + Pronunciation Say GRUMIPLUCITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 14189
  IMA1997-021
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