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Radhakrishnaite Mineral Data

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General Radhakrishnaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbTe3(Cl,S)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 657.52 gm
   Tellurium  58.22 %  Te
   Lead       31.51 %  Pb
   Sulfur      4.88 %  S
   Chlorine    5.39 %  Cl
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbTe3ClS
Help on Environment: Environment: A primary mineral, in a hydrothermal gold-quartz vein containing sulfides and tellurides.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1987
Help on Locality: Locality: Champion Reef mine, Kolar gold fields, Karnataka, India. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after B. P. Radhakrishna (1918-), Indian mineralogist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Radhakrishnaite + Pronunciation Say RADHAKRISHNAITE