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Chalcostibite Mineral Data

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General Chalcostibite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CuSbS2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 249.43 gm
   Copper    25.48 %  Cu
   Antimony  48.81 %  Sb
   Sulfur    25.71 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CuSbS2
Help on Environment: Environment: Associated with other sulfosalts and sulfides in hydrothermal veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1847
Help on Locality: Locality: Wolfsberg, in the Hartz Mountains. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Greek chalkos - "copper" and stibi - "antimony."
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Chalcostibite + Pronunciation Say CHALCOSTIBITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 85133
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