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Empressite Mineral Data

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General Empressite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: AgTe
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 235.27 gm
   Silver     46.31 %  Ag
   Tellurium  53.69 %  Te
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag1.01Te0.99
Help on Environment: Environment: Low temperature gold-poor hydrothermal vein deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1914
Help on Locality: Locality: Empress Josephine mine, Saguache County and Red Cloud mine, Bolder County, Colorado, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Empressite + Pronunciation Say EMPRESSITE