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Djurleite Mineral Data

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General Djurleite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu31S16
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,482.98 gm
   Copper  79.34 %  Cu
   Sulfur  20.66 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu31S16
Help on Environment: Environment: Found with other secondary copper sulfides in enriched zones.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1962
Help on Locality: Locality: In the USA, in many of the large porphyry copper deposits of the Western Cordillera including Butte, Silver Bow Co., Montana; Bisbee, Cochise Co. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For S. Djurle, who first synthesized the compound later found in nature.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Djurleite + Pronunciation Say DJURLEITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 10100
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