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Soucekite Mineral Data

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General Soucekite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbCuBi(S,Se)3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 632.20 gm
   Copper    10.05 %  Cu
   Bismuth   33.06 %  Bi
   Lead      32.77 %  Pb
   Selenium  14.99 %  Se
   Sulfur     9.13 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbCuBiS1.8Se1.2
Help on Environment: Environment: In hydrothermal quartz-carbonate veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1979
Help on Locality: Locality: From Oldrichov, near Tachov, Czechoslovakia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Frantisek Soucek, Department of Mineralogy, Charles University, Prague, Czechoslovakia.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Soucekite + Pronunciation Say SOUCEKITE