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Pingguite Mineral Data

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General Pingguite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Bi+++6Te++++2O13
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,717.07 gm
   Bismuth    73.02 %  Bi   81.41 % Bi2O3
   Tellurium  14.86 %  Te   18.59 % TeO2
   Oxygen     12.11 %  O
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             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi6Te2O13
Help on Environment: Environment: In the oxidation zone of a small gold deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1994
Help on Locality: Locality: At Yangjiava, Pinggu County, near Beijing, People's Republic of China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Pingguite + Pronunciation Say PINGGUITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1993-019