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Naumannite Mineral Data

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General Naumannite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ag2Se
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 294.70 gm
   Silver    73.21 %  Ag
   Selenium  26.79 %  Se
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag2Se
Help on Environment: Environment: In hydrothermal veins associated with other selenides, quartz, and carbonates.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1845
Help on Locality: Locality: Tilkerode (Abberode) and St. Anreasberg, Harz Mountains, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Carl Friedrich Naumann (1797-1873), German mineralogist and crystallographer.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Naumannite + Pronunciation Say NAUMANNITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 15213
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