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Chameanite Mineral Data

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General Chameanite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 617.65 gm
   Iron       4.52 %  Fe
   Copper    36.01 %  Cu
   Arsenic   12.13 %  As
   Selenium  44.74 %  Se
   Sulfur     2.60 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu3.5Fe2+0.5AsSe3.5S0.5
Help on Environment: Environment: Late stage deposits in veins cutting granite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1982
Help on Locality: Locality: From Chameane, Puy-de-Dome, France. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.