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Daomanite Mineral Data

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General Daomanite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CuPtAsS2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 397.68 gm
   Copper    15.98 %  Cu
   Arsenic   18.84 %  As
   Platinum  49.05 %  Pt
   Sulfur    16.13 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CuPtAsS2
Help on Environment: Environment: Chalcopyrite-bornite veins in hornblende pyroxenite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Approved IMA 1974
Help on Locality: Locality: Dao and Ma districts, Yanshan, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Daomanite + Pronunciation Say DAOMANITE