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Cupropearceite Mineral Data

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General Cupropearceite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: [Cu6As2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,918.21 gm
   Copper   23.19 %  Cu
   Silver   50.61 %  Ag
   Arsenic   7.81 %  As
   Sulfur   18.39 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu6As2S7Ag9CuS4
Help on Environment: Environment: Pearceite-polybasite group
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2007
Help on Locality: Locality: Sarbai Mine, Turgai region, Kazakhstan Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2007-046