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Cernyite Mineral Data

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General Cernyite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu2CdSnS4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 486.48 gm
   Cadmium  23.11 %  Cd
   Copper   26.12 %  Cu
   Tin      24.40 %  Sn
   Sulfur   26.37 %  S
           ______ 
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu2CdSnS4
Help on Environment: Environment: A rare constituent of complex zoned pegmatites, as a component of a very minor sulfide mineral suite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1978
Help on Locality: Locality: In the Hugo pegmatite, 1.6 km south of Keystone. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Dr. Cerny, mineralogist at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 200421
  IMA1976-057
  PDF 29-537