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Berzelianite Mineral Data

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General Berzelianite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu2Se
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 206.05 gm
   Copper    61.68 %  Cu
   Selenium  38.32 %  Se
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu2Se
Help on Environment: Environment: With other selenides in hydrotherma veinlets in dolomite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1850
Help on Locality: Locality: Skrikerum, Kalmar, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after Jons Jacob Berzelius (1779-1848), Swedish chemist who discovered the element selenium.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Berzelianite + Pronunciation Say BERZELIANITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 238
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