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General Perite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbBiO2Cl
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 483.63 gm
   Bismuth   43.21 %  Bi   48.17 % Bi2O3
   Lead      42.84 %  Pb   46.15 % PbO
   Chlorine   7.33 %  Cl    7.33 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -1.65 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen     6.62 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbBiO2Cl
Help on Environment: Environment: Fissures in skarn in a metamorphosed Fe-Mn deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1960
Help on Locality: Locality: Langban, V´┐Żarmland, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Per Adolf Geijer (1886-1976), Swedish economic geologist with the Geological Survey of Sweden.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Perite Say PERITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 31860
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