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Auricupride Mineral Data

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General Auricupride Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu3Au
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 387.60 gm
   Copper  49.18 %  Cu
   Gold    50.82 %  Au
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu3Au
Help on Environment: Environment: Occurs in serpentinites as a low temperature un-mixing of Au-Cu alloys.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1950
Help on Locality: Locality: Karabaseh and Talnakh deposits, Ural Mountains, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its composition of Au and Cu.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Auricupride + Pronunciation Say AURICUPRIDE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 40351
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  Rozhkovite - Pd-bearing auricupride