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Lillianite Mineral Data

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General Lillianite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb3Bi2S6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,231.96 gm
   Bismuth  33.93 %  Bi
   Lead     50.46 %  Pb
   Sulfur   15.62 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb3Bi2S6
Help on Environment: Environment: In hydrothermal veins of probable high temperature origin.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1889
Help on Locality: Locality: Leadville, Colorado, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the Lillian Mining Co. in Colorado.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Lillianite + Pronunciation Say LILLIANITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 2737
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