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Tsumoite Mineral Data

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General Tsumoite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: BiTe
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 336.58 gm
   Bismuth    62.09 %  Bi
   Tellurium  37.91 %  Te
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             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: BiTe
Help on Environment: Environment: As small irregular aggregates in skarns associated with pyrometasomatic Cu-Zn-Pb deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1978
Help on Locality: Locality: Tsumo mine, Hiroshima, Shimane prefecture, Honshu, Japan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Tsumoite Say TSUMOITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 30525
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