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Makovickyite Mineral Data

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General Makovickyite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ag1.5Bi5.5S9
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,599.79 gm
   Silver   10.11 %  Ag
   Bismuth  71.85 %  Bi
   Sulfur   18.04 %  S
           ______ 
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag1.5Bi5.5S9
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in a dolomite skarn.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1994
Help on Locality: Locality: Baita Bihourului (formerly Rezbanya), Romaina and Felbertal, Austria. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Dr. Emil Makovicky, Slovak and Danish mineralogist, University of Copenhagen.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Makovickyite + Pronunciation Say MAKOVICKYITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 69456
  IMA1986-027
  PDF 47-1752