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Telluronevskite Mineral Data

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General Telluronevskite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Bi3TeSe2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 890.10 gm
   Bismuth    68.56 %  Bi
   Tellurium  14.48 %  Te
   Lead        0.47 %  Pb
   Selenium   15.35 %  Se
   Sulfur      1.15 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi2.92Pb0.02Te1.01Se1.73S0.32
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in opal-quartz veinlets in "secondary quartzite" formed by contact metamorphism or hydrothermal alteration of volcanic rocks.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2001 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Bihorlat Mountains near Kosice in eastern Slovakia, Slovak Republic. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the Te analog of nevskite.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1993-027a