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Ikunolite Mineral Data

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General Ikunolite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Bi4(S,Se)3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 967.29 gm
   Bismuth   86.42 %  Bi
   Selenium   6.12 %  Se
   Sulfur     7.46 %  S
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi4S2.25Se0.75
Help on Environment: Environment: In a quartz vein.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1959
Help on Locality: Locality: At the Ikuno and Akenobe mines, Hyogo Prefecture, and the Ashio mine, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the Ikuno mine, Japan, in which it was first found.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ikunolite + Pronunciation Say IKUNOLITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 25795
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