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Nuffieldite Mineral Data

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General Nuffieldite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb2Cu(Pb,Bi)Bi2S7
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,328.46 gm
   Copper    4.78 %  Cu
   Bismuth  39.33 %  Bi
   Lead     38.99 %  Pb
   Sulfur   16.90 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb2.5CuBi2.5S7
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in vugs in a small quartz vein in the Lime Creek stock.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1968
Help on Locality: Locality: Lime Creek stock, Alice Arm, BC, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Edward W. Nuffield (1914-), Canadian mineralogist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Nuffieldite + Pronunciation Say NUFFIELDITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 84625
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