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Hodrushite Mineral Data

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General Hodrushite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu8Bi12S22
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 3,721.58 gm
   Copper   13.66 %  Cu
   Bismuth  67.38 %  Bi
   Sulfur   18.96 %  S
           ______ 
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu8Bi12S22
Help on Environment: Environment: In polymetallic ore deposits of subvolcanic type, in a quartz vein system developed in propylitized pryoxenite andesite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1970
Help on Locality: Locality: Hodursa, Czechoslovakia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hodrushite + Pronunciation Say HODRUSHITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 24462
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