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Altaite Mineral Data

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General Altaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbTe
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 334.80 gm
   Tellurium  38.11 %  Te
   Lead       61.89 %  Pb
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbTe
Help on Environment: Environment: Hydrothermal vein gold deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1845
Help on Locality: Locality: Ziryanovsk in the Altai Mountains, Siberia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Altaite Say ALTAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 38295
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