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Frohbergite Mineral Data

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General Frohbergite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: FeTe2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 311.05 gm
   Iron       17.95 %  Fe
   Tellurium  82.05 %  Te
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+Te2
Help on Environment: Environment: In hydrothermal ore deposits, rimming chalcopyrite grains, and as inclusions in gold, petzite, or chalcopyrite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1947
Help on Locality: Locality: From the Robb-Montbray and Oranda mines, Quebec. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Dr. Max Hans Frohberg, mining geologist, Toronto, Canada.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Frohbergite + Pronunciation Say FROHBERGITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 25679
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