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Eskebornite Mineral Data

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General Eskebornite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CuFeSe2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 277.31 gm
   Iron      20.14 %  Fe
   Copper    22.91 %  Cu
   Selenium  56.95 %  Se
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CuFe2+Se2
Help on Environment: Environment: In low-temperature hydrothermal vein deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1949
Help on Locality: Locality: From Eskeborn adit, Tilkerode, Harz Mountains, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the Eskeborn adit, Tilkerode, Germany, where first discovered.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Eskebornite + Pronunciation Say ESKEBORNITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 73376
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