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Mattagamite Mineral Data

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General Mattagamite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CoTe2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 314.13 gm
   Cobalt     18.76 %  Co
   Tellurium  81.24 %  Te
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CoTe2
Help on Environment: Environment: In a small telluride zone in a massive zinc-rich stratiform deposit in Archaen volcanics.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1973
Help on Locality: Locality: Mattagami Lake mines, Mattagami, Galinee Township, Abitibi Co., Quebec, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Mattagamite + Pronunciation Say MATTAGAMITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 25678
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