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Brodtkorbite Mineral Data

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General Brodtkorbite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu2HgSe2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 485.60 gm
   Copper    26.17 %  Cu
   Mercury   41.31 %  Hg
   Selenium  32.52 %  Se
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu2HgSe2
Help on Environment: Environment: Telethermal selenide vein-type assemblage. Possibly related to Ag2HgS2 (Imiterite)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2002 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Tuminico, Bajo Jug´┐Że, Sierra de Cacho, Sierra de Umango, La Rioja, Argentina. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Milka Kronegold de Brodtkorb (1932-), Professor at the University of Buenos Aries and La Plata, Argentina
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1999-023