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Bismutite from
Yaogangxian Mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Bismutite
Formula:(BiO)2CO3
Comments:Probably mis-identified and actually an alteration product of stibnite. Considering that Jensen (2009) could not confirm any independent bismuth minerals on contemporary specimens, the presence of bismutite appears very doubtful.
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:Jensen, M. (2009): Mineral News 25(4), 1-11, 14
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Bismutite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Yaogangxian Mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China
Nearest other occurrences of Bismutite
187.9km (116.8 miles) A Kuimeishan Mine (Guimeishan Mine), Dingnan Co., Ganzhou, Jiangxi, China
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