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Paderaite Mineral Data

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General Paderaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu7((Cu,Ag)0.33Pb1.33Bi11.33)13S22
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 3,824.86 gm
   Copper     11.78 %  Cu
   Silver      0.51 %  Ag
   Bismuth    61.63 %  Bi
   Tellurium   0.23 %  Te
   Lead        7.42 %  Pb
   Sulfur     18.43 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu7.09Ag0.18Pb1.37Bi11.28S21.98Te0.07
Help on Environment: Environment: Intimately intergrown with other Pb-Bi sulfosalts.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1985
Help on Locality: Locality: Baita (Resbanya), Romania. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for K. Padera, Charles University, Prague, Czechoslovakia.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Paderaite + Pronunciation Say PADERAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 63260
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