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Wilkmanite Mineral Data

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General Wilkmanite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ni3Se4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 491.91 gm
   Nickel    35.79 %  Ni
   Selenium  64.21 %  Se
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ni3Se4
Help on Environment: Environment: As a primary phase and as and alteration product of sederholmite, in albite diabase sills that cut a schist formation, associated with low-grade uranium mineralization. Dimorphous w ith trustedtite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1964
Help on Locality: Locality: Kuusamo, northeastern Finland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for W. W. Wilkman, geologist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Wilkmanite + Pronunciation Say WILKMANITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42558
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