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Costibite Mineral Data

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General Costibite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CoSbS
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 212.75 gm
   Cobalt    27.70 %  Co
   Antimony  57.23 %  Sb
   Sulfur    15.07 %  S
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CoSbS
Help on Environment: Environment: In hydrothermal deposits formed at moderate temperatures but also found in contact metasomatic replacements, and epithermal replacements as well as in pegmatites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1970
Help on Locality: Locality: Deer Park, Stevens County, Washington, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition, Cobalt and STIBium (Latin name for Antimony).
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 40044
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