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Tellurohauchecornite Mineral Data

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General Tellurohauchecornite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ni9BiTeS8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,121.32 gm
   Nickel     47.11 %  Ni
   Bismuth    18.64 %  Bi
   Tellurium  11.38 %  Te
   Sulfur     22.88 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ni9BiTeS8
Help on Environment: Environment: In hydrothermal Ni-Co-Cu veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1980
Help on Locality: Locality: Strathcona mine, Levack Township, Sudbury district, Ontario, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its chemical relationship to hauchecornite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Tellurohauchecornite + Pronunciation Say TELLUROHAUCHECORNITE