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Xilingolite Mineral Data

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General Xilingolite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb3Bi2S6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,231.96 gm
   Bismuth  33.93 %  Bi
   Lead     50.46 %  Pb
   Sulfur   15.62 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb3Bi2S6
Help on Environment: Environment: Dimorphous with lillianite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1982
Help on Locality: Locality: Chaobuleng district, Xilingola League, Inner Mongolia, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Xilingolite + Pronunciation Say XILINGOLITE