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Paarite Mineral Data

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General Paarite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu1.7Pb1.7Bi6.3S12
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,166.36 gm
   Iron      0.03 %  Fe
   Copper    4.90 %  Cu
   Bismuth  60.77 %  Bi
   Lead     16.45 %  Pb
   Sulfur   17.85 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu1.67Fe2+0.01Pb1.72Bi6.3S12.06
Help on Environment: Environment: Metamorphosed scheelite deposit. (56 � derivative of the bismuthinite-aikinite series)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2001 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Felbertal scheelite deposit, Hohe Tauern, about 10 km south of the town of Mittersill, Salzburg province, Austria. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for. W. Paar (Salzburg) of the University of Copenhagen and the University of Salzburg.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2001-016