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Carrollite Mineral Data

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General Carrollite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 309.55 gm
   Cobalt  28.56 %  Co
   Copper  20.53 %  Cu
   Nickel   9.48 %  Ni
   Sulfur  41.43 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CuCo1.5Ni0.5S4
Help on Environment: Environment: In hydrothermal vein deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1852
Help on Locality: Locality: In the USA, in the Patapsco mine, Finksburg, and the Mineral Hill mine, Sykesville, Carroll Co., Maryland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For its occurrence in Carroll Co., Maryland, USA.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Carrollite + Pronunciation Say CARROLLITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 31107
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