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Athabascaite Mineral Data

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General Athabascaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu5Se4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 633.57 gm
   Copper    50.15 %  Cu
   Selenium  49.85 %  Se
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu5Se4
Help on Environment: Environment: As inclusions and replacements of unamgite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1969
Help on Locality: Locality: Martin Lake mine, Uranium City, Lake Athabasca, SK, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Athabascaite + Pronunciation Say ATHABASCAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1969-022