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Chatkalite Mineral Data

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General Chatkalite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu6Fe++Sn2S8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 931.07 gm
   Iron     6.00 %  Fe
   Copper  40.95 %  Cu
   Tin     25.50 %  Sn
   Sulfur  27.55 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu6Fe2+Sn2S8
Help on Environment: Environment: As rounded disseminations in tetrahedite, from a sulfide-bearing quartz vein.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1981
Help on Locality: Locality: From an unspecified locality in the Chatkalo-Kuramin Mountains, eastern Uzbekistan, USSR. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the occurrence in the Chatkalo-Kuramin Mountains, USSR.