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Sulphotsumoite Mineral Data

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General Sulphotsumoite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Bi3Te2S
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 914.21 gm
   Bismuth    68.58 %  Bi
   Tellurium  27.91 %  Te
   Sulfur      3.51 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi3Te2S
Help on Environment: Environment: Of hydrothermal origin, with other bismuth tellurides.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1982
Help on Locality: Locality: Magadan and Egerlyakh deposit, Yakutia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named in allusion to the chemical relationship with tsumoite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Sulphotsumoite + Pronunciation Say SULPHOTSUMOITE