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Temagamite Mineral Data

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General Temagamite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pd3HgTe3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 902.65 gm
   Mercury    22.22 %  Hg
   Tellurium  42.41 %  Te
   Palladium  35.37 %  Pd
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             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pd3HgTe3
Help on Environment: Environment: Cogenetic with moderately high temperature invasive chalcopyrite magma. Occurs as inclusions in chalcopyrite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1973
Help on Locality: Locality: Temagami Cu deposit, Temagami, Island, Ontario, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Temagamite + Pronunciation Say TEMAGAMITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1973-018