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Cesbronite-x Mineral Data

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General Cesbronite-x Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu5(TeO3)2(OH)6•2(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 807.00 gm
   Copper     39.37 %  Cu   49.28 % CuO
   Tellurium  31.62 %  Te   39.55 % TeO2
   Hydrogen    1.25 %  H    11.16 % H2O
   Oxygen     27.76 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu5(TeO3)2(OH)6•2(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1974
Help on Locality: Locality: Bambollita ("La Oriental") mine, Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Fabien Cesbron (1938-), French mineralogist, Bureau de Recherches Geologiques et Miniere, Orleans. France.