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Copper Mineral Data

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General Copper Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 63.55 gm
   Copper 100.00 %  Cu
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu
Help on Environment: Environment: Cap rock of copper sulfide veins and in some types of volcanic rocks.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) Prehistoric
Help on Locality: Locality: Northern Michigan, USA, Cyprus island, Greece. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Greek, Kyprios, the name of the island of Cyprus, once producing this metal.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Copper Say COPPER
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Cuivre
  ICSD 64699
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