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Cupalite Mineral Data

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General Cupalite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Cu,Zn)Al
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 90.71 gm
   Aluminum  29.74 %  Al
   Zinc       7.21 %  Zn
   Copper    63.05 %  Cu
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu0.9Zn0.1Al
Help on Environment: Environment: In weathered serpentinite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1985
Help on Locality: Locality: Listvenitovii River, Koryak Mountains, Kamchatka, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its composition (Cu, Al).
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 40332
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