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Gustavite Mineral Data

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General Gustavite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbAgBi3S6 (?)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,134.41 gm
   Silver    9.51 %  Ag
   Bismuth  55.27 %  Bi
   Lead     18.27 %  Pb
   Sulfur   16.96 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbAgBi3S6
Help on Environment: Environment: A rare mineral of hydrothermal origin, also found in pegmatites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1970
Help on Locality: Locality: Ivigtut, Greenland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Gustav Hageman (1842-1916), Danish chemical engineer.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Gustavite + Pronunciation Say GUSTAVITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 300265
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