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Stilleite Mineral Data

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General Stilleite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: ZnSe
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 144.35 gm
   Zinc      45.30 %  Zn
   Selenium  54.70 %  Se
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: ZnSe
Help on Environment: Environment: Included in linnaeite and intermixed with other selenides.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1956
Help on Locality: Locality: Kasolo (Shinkolobwe), Katanga (Shaba), Congo (Zaire). Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Hans Stille (1876-1966), distinguished German geologist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Stilleite + Pronunciation Say STILLEITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 67791
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