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Tiemannite Mineral Data

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General Tiemannite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: HgSe
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 279.55 gm
   Mercury   71.75 %  Hg
   Selenium  28.25 %  Se
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: HgSe
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in hydrothermal veins, usually with other selenides and calcite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1855
Help on Locality: Locality: Marysville, Piute Co., Utah. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its discoverer, C. W. F. Tiemann (1848-1899).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Tiemannite + Pronunciation Say TIEMANNITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 24322
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