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Junoite Mineral Data

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General Junoite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb3Cu2Bi8(S,Se)16
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 3,121.17 gm
   Copper     4.07 %  Cu
   Bismuth   53.56 %  Bi
   Lead      19.92 %  Pb
   Selenium  10.12 %  Se
   Sulfur    12.33 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb3Cu2Bi8S12Se4
Help on Environment: Environment: Of hydrothermal origin.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1975
Help on Locality: Locality: In the Juno mine, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the Juno mine, Australia, in which it was first found.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Junoite Say JUNOITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 30777
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