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General Jonassonite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Au(Bi,Pb)5S4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,344.86 gm
   Cadmium    0.08 %  Cd
   Silver     0.08 %  Ag
   Bismuth   68.68 %  Bi
   Antimony   0.09 %  Sb
   Lead       6.01 %  Pb
   Gold      14.94 %  Au
   Selenium   0.41 %  Se
   Sulfur     9.70 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Au1.02Ag0.01Bi4.42Pb0.39Cd0.01Sb0.01S4.07Se0.07
Help on Environment: Environment: Detected in old mining dumps of the abandoned Nagyb�rzs�ny deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2004 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Nagyb�rzs�ny ore deposit, B�rzs�ny Mountains, Hungary Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Ian Roy Jonasson, an economic geologist at the Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa,
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2004-031