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Dzharkenite Mineral Data

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General Dzharkenite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: FeSe2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 213.77 gm
   Iron      26.13 %  Fe
   Selenium  73.87 %  Se
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+Se2
Help on Environment: Environment: In selenium ore associated with ferrosellite and goethite. Polymorphous with ferroselite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1995
Help on Locality: Locality: In the Suluchekinskoye Se-U deposit, Dzharkenskaya depression, SE Kazakhstan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Dzharkenite + Pronunciation Say DZHARKENITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1993-054