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Kirkiite Mineral Data

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General Kirkiite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb10Bi3As3S19
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 3,532.96 gm
   Bismuth  17.75 %  Bi
   Arsenic   6.36 %  As
   Lead     58.65 %  Pb
   Sulfur   17.24 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb10Bi3As3S19
Help on Environment: Environment: In a hydrothermal Pb-Zn deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1985
Help on Locality: Locality: In the Aghios Philippos Pb-Zn deposit, near Kirki, Thrace, Greece. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Kirkiite Say KIRKIITE