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Cupropavonite Mineral Data

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General Cupropavonite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: AgPbCu2Bi5S10
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,807.72 gm
   Copper    7.03 %  Cu
   Silver    5.97 %  Ag
   Bismuth  57.80 %  Bi
   Lead     11.46 %  Pb
   Sulfur   17.74 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: AgPbCu2Bi5S10
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in zoned mesothermal base- and precious-metal veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1979
Help on Locality: Locality: In the USA, from the Alaska mine, Poughkeepsie Gulch, near Ouray, San Juan Co., and at the Missouri mine, Hall's Valley, Park Co., Colorado. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: To stress a similarity with pavonite.