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General Russellite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Bi2WO6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 697.81 gm
   Bismuth   59.90 %  Bi   66.77 % Bi2O3
   Tungsten  26.35 %  W    33.23 % WO3
   Oxygen    13.76 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi2WO6
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1938
Help on Locality: Locality: Castle and Dinas mine, St. Columb Major, Cornwall, England. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Arthur Edward Ian Montagu Russell (1878-1964), British mineralogist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Russellite + Pronunciation Say RUSSELLITE