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Tintinaite Mineral Data

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General Tintinaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb22Cu+4(Sb,Bi)30S69
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 5,345.18 gm
   Copper     2.20 %  Cu
   Silver     0.12 %  Ag
   Bismuth    1.56 %  Bi
   Antimony  34.42 %  Sb
   Lead      40.70 %  Pb
   Sulfur    21.00 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu1.85Ag0.06Pb10.5Sb15.11Bi0.4S35
Help on Environment: Environment: Small masses and veinlets in malachite-stained quartz.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1968
Help on Locality: Locality: Tintina silver mines, Yukon Territory, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Tintinaite + Pronunciation Say TINTINAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1967-010