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Hedleyite Mineral Data

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General Hedleyite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Bi7Te3 (?)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,845.66 gm
   Bismuth    79.26 %  Bi
   Tellurium  20.74 %  Te
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi7Te3
Help on Environment: Environment: In irregular quartz veins and stringer cutting garnet-epidote-pyroxene skarn.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1945
Help on Locality: Locality: In Canada, from the Good Hope mineral claim, about 6 km southeast of Hedley, Osoyoos mining division; also the Oregon mine, near Hedley, British Columbia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hedleyite + Pronunciation Say HEDLEYITE