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Kolarite Mineral Data

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General Kolarite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbTeCl2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 405.71 gm
   Tellurium  31.45 %  Te
   Lead       51.07 %  Pb
   Chlorine   17.48 %  Cl
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbTeCl2
Help on Environment: Environment: Primary mineral in a hydrothermal gold-quartz vein containing sulfides and selenides.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1985
Help on Locality: Locality: Champion Reef mine, Kolar Geold Fields, Karnataka, India. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Kolarite Say KOLARITE