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Krennerite Mineral Data

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General Krennerite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: AuTe2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 452.17 gm
   Tellurium  56.44 %  Te
   Gold       43.56 %  Au
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: AuTe2
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in hydrothermal veins with other tellurides.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1877
Help on Locality: Locality: Sacar�mb (Nagy�g, Szekerembe), Transylvania, Romania. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Joseph A. Krenner (1839-1920), Hungarian mineralogist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Krennerite + Pronunciation Say KRENNERITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 30902
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