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Horobetsuite Mineral Data

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General Horobetsuite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Bi,Sb)2S3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 426.93 gm
   Bismuth   48.95 %  Bi
   Antimony  28.52 %  Sb
   Sulfur    22.53 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: BiSbS3
Help on Environment: Environment: Intermediate phase between stibnite and bismuthinite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Approved IMA
Help on Locality: Locality: Horobetsu mine, Hokkaido, Japan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the locality.