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Mutnovskite Mineral Data

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General Mutnovskite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb2AsS3(I,Cl,Br)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 670.21 gm
   Bismuth    0.62 %  Bi
   Arsenic   10.96 %  As
   Lead      61.52 %  Pb
   Selenium   0.24 %  Se
   Sulfur    14.26 %  S
   Iodine     8.90 %  I
   Bromine    1.07 %  Br
   Chlorine   2.43 %  Cl
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb1.99As0.98Bi0.02S2.98Se0.02I0.47Cl0.46Br0.09
Help on Environment: Environment: Volcanic sublimates (250 deg C) in fumaroles.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2004 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Mutnovsky volcano, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2004-032