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Cattierite Mineral Data

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General Cattierite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CoS2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 123.07 gm
   Cobalt  47.89 %  Co
   Sulfur  52.11 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CoS2
Help on Environment: Environment: In carbonate rocks (Shinkolobwe mine, Zaire).
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1945
Help on Locality: Locality: In the Shinkolobwe mine, Shaba Province, Zaire. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Felicien Cattier, former Chairman of Union Miniere du Haut Katanga, Belgium.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 100325
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