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Pizgrischite Mineral Data

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General Pizgrischite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Cu,Fe)Cu14PbBi17S35
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 5,853.00 gm
   Iron       0.76 %  Fe
   Copper    16.55 %  Cu
   Bismuth   60.95 %  Bi
   Antimony   0.35 %  Sb
   Lead       2.12 %  Pb
   Selenium   0.04 %  Se
   Sulfur    19.22 %  S
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu15.24Fe2+0.8Pb0.6Bi17.07Sb0.17S35.09Se0.03
Help on Environment: Environment: Formed as the result of the Alpine metamorphism under greenschist-facies conditions of pre-Tertiary hydrothermal Cu-Bi mineralization. Related to cuprobismutite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2001 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Piz Grisch Mountain, Val Ferrera, Graub´┐Żnden, Switzerland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2001-002