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Kitkaite Mineral Data

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General Kitkaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NiTeSe
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 265.25 gm
   Nickel     22.13 %  Ni
   Tellurium  48.11 %  Te
   Selenium   29.77 %  Se
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NiTeSe
Help on Environment: Environment: In narrow carbonate-bearing fissure veinlets in albite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1965
Help on Locality: Locality: Kitka River area, Kuusamo, Oulun (Oulu) L��ni, Finland Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the river Kitka, in findland, in the valley of which the mineral was found.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Kitkaite Say KITKAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42560
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