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Jolliffeite Mineral Data

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General Jolliffeite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Ni,Co)AsSe
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 212.63 gm
   Cobalt     6.93 %  Co
   Nickel    20.70 %  Ni
   Arsenic   35.24 %  As
   Selenium  37.13 %  Se
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ni0.75Co0.25AsSe
Help on Environment: Environment: Se analogue of gersdorffite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1991
Help on Locality: Locality: Shirley Penin., Lake Athabasca, SK, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named in 1991 for Alfred W. Jolliffe (1907-1988), Canadian geologist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Jolliffeite + Pronunciation Say JOLLIFFEITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 40656
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