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Schapbachite Mineral Data

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General Schapbachite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: AgBiS2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 392.22 gm
   Silver   22.00 %  Ag
   Bismuth  43.16 %  Bi
   Lead     18.49 %  Pb
   Sulfur   16.35 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag0.8Pb0.35Bi0.81S2
Help on Environment: Environment: Discredited 1989 as a mixture of matildite and galena. Revised as a mineral matching synthetic (cubic) AgBiS2 in 2004. Inclusions in quartz.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Discredited IMA 1985 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Original (discredited) locality at Schapbach, Baden. Silberbr�nnle Mine, Haigerach valley, Gengenbach, Schwarzwald (Black Forest), Baden-W�rttemberg, Germany Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the original (discredited) locality.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42584
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