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Pautovite Mineral Data

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General Pautovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CsFe2S3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 336.73 gm
   Cesium     35.92 %  Cs
   Potassium   0.23 %  K
   Rubidium    1.27 %  Rb
   Thallium    0.61 %  Tl
   Iron       33.50 %  Fe
   Sulfur     28.47 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cs0.91Rb0.05K0.02Tl0.01Fe2+2.02S2.99
Help on Environment: Environment: Hydrothermal assemblage typically as an overgrowth on needle-shaped to hair-like crystals of belovite-(Ce). Cs-dominant analogue of rasvumite and picotpaulite
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2004 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Palitra peralkaline pegmatite, Lovozero, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Name for Leonid Anatol'evich Pautov, a Russian mineralogist affiliated with the Fersman Mineralogical Museum of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2004-005