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General Weissite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu1.9Te
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 248.34 gm
   Copper     48.62 %  Cu
   Tellurium  51.38 %  Te
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu1.9Te
Help on Environment: Environment: Telluride ore deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1927
Help on Locality: Locality: Good Hope and Mammoth Chimney Mines at Vulcan, Gunnison County, Colorado, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Louis Weiss, owner of the Good Hope mine and discoverer of rickardite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Weissite Say WEISSITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42158
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