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Coyoteite Mineral Data

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General Coyoteite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NaFe3S5•2(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 386.89 gm
   Sodium     5.94 %  Na
   Iron      43.30 %  Fe
   Hydrogen   1.04 %  H
   Sulfur    41.44 %  S
   Oxygen     8.27 %  O
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NaFe2+3S5•2(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Mafic alkalic diatreme.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1983
Help on Locality: Locality: Coyote Peak diatreme, 16 miles SW of Orick, Humboldt Co. California. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after it's locality.