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Krutaite Mineral Data

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General Krutaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CuSe2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 221.47 gm
   Copper    28.69 %  Cu
   Selenium  71.31 %  Se
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CuSe2
Help on Environment: Environment: Of hydrothermal origin included in clausthalite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1972
Help on Locality: Locality: Petrovice, Jihomoravskļæ½ Kraj, Moravia, Czech Republic. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Tomas Kruta, Director of the Mineralogy Laboratory, Moravian Museum, Bron, Czechoslovakia.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Krutaite Say KRUTAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 243
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