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Joseite-B Mineral Data

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General Joseite-B Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Bi4(S,Te)3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,003.77 gm
   Bismuth    83.28 %  Bi
   Tellurium   9.53 %  Te
   Sulfur      7.19 %  S
             ______ 
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi4S2.25Te0.75
Help on Environment: Environment: In quartz and skarn.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1949
Help on Locality: Locality: From Glacier Gulch, Hudson Bay Mountain, near Smithers. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the relationship to joseite; "B" to distinguish it from joseite, formerly joseite-A.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Joseite-B Say JOSEITE-B