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Poubaite Mineral Data

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General Poubaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbBi2Se2(Te,S)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 990.51 gm
   Bismuth    42.20 %  Bi
   Tellurium  19.32 %  Te
   Lead       20.92 %  Pb
   Selenium   15.94 %  Se
   Sulfur      1.62 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbBi2Se2Te1.5S0.5
Help on Environment: Environment: In hydrothermal dolomite-calcite veins in the western contact of the Bor granite massif.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1978
Help on Locality: Locality: Oldr´┐Żchov, Tachov, Cechy (Bohemia), Czech Republic. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Z. Pouba, economic geologist, Charles University, Prague, Czechoslovakia.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Poubaite Say POUBAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 20386
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