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Arsenohauchecornite Mineral Data

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General Arsenohauchecornite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ni18Bi3AsS16
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,271.34 gm
   Nickel   46.51 %  Ni
   Bismuth  27.60 %  Bi
   Arsenic   3.30 %  As
   Sulfur   22.59 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ni18Bi3AsS16
Help on Environment: Environment: Occurs in hydrothermal Ni-Co-Cu veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1980
Help on Locality: Locality: From the Vermillion mine, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. At Karagaily, central Kazakhstan, USSR. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Alludes to its chemical relation to the hauchecornite group.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Arsenohauchecornite + Pronunciation Say ARSENOHAUCHECORNITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 203066
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