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Vulcanite Mineral Data

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General Vulcanite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CuTe
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 191.15 gm
   Copper     33.24 %  Cu
   Tellurium  66.76 %  Te
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CuTe
Help on Environment: Environment: Intermixed with other tellurides.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1961
Help on Locality: Locality: Good Hope mine, Vulcan, Gunnison County, Colorado, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Vulcanite + Pronunciation Say VULCANITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42591
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