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Petrovicite Mineral Data

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General Petrovicite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbHgCu3BiSe5
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,202.21 gm
   Copper    15.86 %  Cu
   Mercury   16.69 %  Hg
   Bismuth   17.38 %  Bi
   Lead      17.23 %  Pb
   Selenium  32.84 %  Se
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbHgCu3BiSe5
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in hydrothermal dolomit-calcite veins with other selenides.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1976
Help on Locality: Locality: Petrovice deposit, Czech Republic. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Petrovicite + Pronunciation Say PETROVICITE