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Salzburgite Mineral Data

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General Salzburgite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu1.6Pb1.6Bi6.4S12
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,162.05 gm
   Iron      0.08 %  Fe
   Copper    4.64 %  Cu
   Bismuth  61.67 %  Bi
   Lead     15.81 %  Pb
   Sulfur   17.80 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu1.58Fe2+0.03Pb1.65Bi6.38S12
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in quartz veins in the Felbertal scheelite deposit. Bismuthinite-aikinite derivative; structure
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2000 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Felbertal deposit, Salzburg province, Austria. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2000-044