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Paratellurite Mineral Data

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General Paratellurite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: TeO2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 159.60 gm
   Tellurium  79.95 %  Te  100.00 % TeO2
   Oxygen     20.05 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: TeO2
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxidized zone of a telluride-bearing ore deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1960
Help on Locality: Locality: Bambolla Mine, Moctezuma, Mun. de Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for it's dimorphous relationship with tellurite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Paratellurite + Pronunciation Say PARATELLURITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 202792
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