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Tungstenite Mineral Data

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General Tungstenite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: WS2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 247.98 gm
   Tungsten  74.14 %  W
   Sulfur    25.86 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: WS2
Help on Environment: Environment: In a deposit replacing limestone.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1917
Help on Locality: Locality: Emma mine, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake Coynty, Utah, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Tungstenite + Pronunciation Say TUNGSTENITE