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Volynskite Mineral Data

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General Volynskite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: AgBiTe2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 572.05 gm
   Silver     18.86 %  Ag
   Bismuth    36.53 %  Bi
   Tellurium  44.61 %  Te
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: AgBiTe2
Help on Environment: Environment: As complex intergrowths with other tellurides in gold ores.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1965
Help on Locality: Locality: Armenia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for I. S. Volynskii (1900-1947), Polish economic geologist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Volynskite + Pronunciation Say VOLYNSKITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 43266
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