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Tellurobismuthite Mineral Data

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General Tellurobismuthite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Bi2Te3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 800.76 gm
   Bismuth    52.20 %  Bi
   Tellurium  47.80 %  Te
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi2Te3
Help on Environment: Environment: Gold and tellurium-bearing deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1863
Help on Locality: Locality: Little Madrid Mine, Sylvanite district, Hidalgo County, New Mexico. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its composition of tellurium and bismuth.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Tellurobismuthite + Pronunciation Say TELLUROBISMUTHITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 74348
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