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Miharaite Mineral Data

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General Miharaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu4FePbBiS6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 918.61 gm
   Iron      6.08 %  Fe
   Copper   27.67 %  Cu
   Bismuth  22.75 %  Bi
   Lead     22.56 %  Pb
   Sulfur   20.94 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu4Fe2+PbBiS6
Help on Environment: Environment: As disseminations in a hedenbergit-garnet-epidote contact metamorphic deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1976
Help on Locality: Locality: Mihara mine and the Imooka mine, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Miharaite + Pronunciation Say MIHARAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 65082
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