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Umangite Mineral Data

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General Umangite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu3Se2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 348.56 gm
   Copper    54.69 %  Cu
   Selenium  45.31 %  Se
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu3Se2
Help on Environment: Environment: Found with other selenides in hydrothermal veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1891
Help on Locality: Locality: Sierra de Umango, La Rioja province in Argentina. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Umangite Say UMANGITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 239
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