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Kolymite Mineral Data

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General Kolymite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu7Hg6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,648.36 gm
   Copper   26.99 %  Cu
   Mercury  73.01 %  Hg
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu7Hg6
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in the heavy mineral concentrates intergrown with copper aggregates. Dimorph of belendorffite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1980
Help on Locality: Locality: Krokhalin antimony deposit, Kolyma River, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Kolymite Say KOLYMITE