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Dayingite Mineral Data

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General Dayingite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CuCoPtS4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 445.82 gm
   Cobalt    13.22 %  Co
   Copper    14.25 %  Cu
   Platinum  43.76 %  Pt
   Sulfur    28.77 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CuCoPtS4
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Approved IMA 1976 - Published 1974
Help on Locality: Locality: Unspecified locality in China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality (dayingite = "Ta - ying").
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Cobaltian Malanite