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Kawazulite Mineral Data

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General Kawazulite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Bi2(Te,Se,S)3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 728.32 gm
   Bismuth    57.39 %  Bi
   Tellurium  31.54 %  Te
   Selenium    9.76 %  Se
   Sulfur      1.32 %  S
             ______ 
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi2Te1.8Se0.9S0.3
Help on Environment: Environment: Of hydrothermal origin, in a quartz vein.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1970
Help on Locality: Locality: In the Kawazu mine, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the Kawazu mine, Japan.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Kawazulite + Pronunciation Say KAWAZULITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42543
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