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Rucklidgeite Mineral Data

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General Rucklidgeite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Bi,Pb)3Te4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,136.01 gm
   Bismuth    41.39 %  Bi
   Tellurium  44.93 %  Te
   Lead       13.68 %  Pb
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi2.25Pb0.75Te4
Help on Environment: Environment: Of hydrothermal origin.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1977
Help on Locality: Locality: Zod and Kochkar deposits, Ural Mountains, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for J. C. Rucklidge, University of Toronto, Canada who first noticed the mineral.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Rucklidgeite + Pronunciation Say RUCKLIDGEITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 60089
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