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Mozgovaite Mineral Data

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General Mozgovaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbBi4(S,Se)7
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,279.31 gm
   Bismuth   65.34 %  Bi
   Lead      16.20 %  Pb
   Selenium   1.54 %  Se
   Sulfur    16.92 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbBi4S6.75Se0.25
Help on Environment: Environment: High-temperature (>600 deg C) fumarolic product.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1998 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: La Fossa crater, Isle Vulcano, Aeolian Islands, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the Russian mineralogist Nadezhda N. Mozgova (1931-).
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1998-060