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Wurtzite Mineral Data

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General Wurtzite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 96.50 gm
   Zinc    60.98 %  Zn
   Iron     5.79 %  Fe
   Sulfur  33.23 %  S
          ______ 
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Zn0.9Fe2+0.1S
Help on Environment: Environment: Of hydrothermal origin in veins with other sulfides.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1861
Help on Locality: Locality: Pr´┐Żbram, Stredocesky kraj, Czech Republic Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the French chemist, Charles A. Wurtze (1817-1884).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Wurtzite Say WURTZITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Radial Blende