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Weibullite Mineral Data

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General Weibullite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb6Bi8(S,Se)18
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 3,679.81 gm
   Bismuth   45.43 %  Bi
   Lead      33.78 %  Pb
   Selenium   8.58 %  Se
   Sulfur    12.20 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb6Bi8S14Se4
Help on Environment: Environment: Intimately intergrown with laitakarite and bismuthinite in a hornblende rock.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1910
Help on Locality: Locality: Falun, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Mats Weibull (1856-1923), Swedish mineralogist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Weibullite + Pronunciation Say WEIBULLITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 60147
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