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Qusongite Mineral Data

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General Qusongite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: WC
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 197.91 gm
   Chromium   0.53 %  Cr
   Tungsten  93.45 %  W
   Carbon     6.02 %  C
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: WCr0.02C0.99
Help on Environment: Environment: Heavy mineral concentrate from crushed chromite ore. Probable mantle origin.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2007 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Luobusa mine, Qusong County, Tibet, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the locality.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2007-034
  Tungsten Carbide