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Siegenite Mineral Data

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General Siegenite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Ni,Co)3S4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 304.52 gm
   Cobalt  14.51 %  Co
   Nickel  43.36 %  Ni
   Sulfur  42.12 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ni2.25Co0.75S4
Help on Environment: Environment: In hydrothermal veins with other Cu-Ni-Fe sulfides.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1850
Help on Locality: Locality: Grube Jungfer, M�sen, Siegen district, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its ore-bearing locality, Siegen, Germany.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Siegenite + Pronunciation Say SIEGENITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 23773
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