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Koechlinite Mineral Data

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General Koechlinite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Bi2MoO6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 609.90 gm
   Bismuth     68.53 %  Bi   76.40 % Bi2O3
   Molybdenum  15.73 %  Mo   23.60 % MoO3
   Oxygen      15.74 %  O
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              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi2MoO6
Help on Environment: Environment: In cavities in vein material composed of quartz, bismuth, and smaltite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1914
Help on Locality: Locality: Daniel mine, Schneeberg, Sazony, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Rudolf Koechlin (1862-1939), Austrian mineralogist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Koechlinite + Pronunciation Say KOECHLINITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 17070
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