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Clausthalite Mineral Data

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General Clausthalite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbSe
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 286.16 gm
   Lead      72.41 %  Pb
   Selenium  27.59 %  Se
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbSe
Help on Environment: Environment: Associated with low-sulfur hydrothermal deposits with other selenides.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1832
Help on Locality: Locality: Lorenz Mine near Clausthal, Harz, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its locality.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 38294
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