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Jagueite Mineral Data

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General Jagueite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu2Pd3Se4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 768.13 gm
   Copper     15.80 %  Cu
   Silver      1.54 %  Ag
   Palladium  42.26 %  Pd
   Selenium   40.40 %  Se
             ______ 
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu1.91Ag0.11Pd3.05Se3.93
Help on Environment: Environment: Telethermal selenide vein-type deposit. Cu-analogue of Chrisstanleyite; structure determined
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2004 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: El Chire prospect, Los Llantenes District of La Rioja Province, Argentina. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the small village of Jague, which is located in the homonymous "Bolson de Jague" (depression of Jague).
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2002-060