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Cupromakovickyite Mineral Data

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General Cupromakovickyite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu4AgPb2Bi9S18
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 6,445.41 gm
   Copper      7.68 %  Cu
   Silver      4.02 %  Ag
   Bismuth    60.14 %  Bi
   Tellurium   0.77 %  Te
   Lead        9.48 %  Pb
   Selenium    0.31 %  Se
   Sulfur     17.60 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu7.79Ag2.4Pb2.95Bi18.55S35.37Se0.25Te0.39
Help on Environment: Environment: Related to makovickyite; structure determined
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2002 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Scheelite deposit, Felben valley, Hohe Tauern Mts, Salzburg, Austria and Baita Bihor, Romania. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the Cu-dominant analogue of makovickyite.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2002-058