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Domeykite Mineral Data

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General Domeykite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu3As
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 265.56 gm
   Copper   71.79 %  Cu
   Arsenic  28.21 %  As
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu3As
Help on Environment: Environment: Of hydrothermal origin.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1845
Help on Locality: Locality: Algodones mines, Coquimbo, Chile. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the Chilean mineralogist, I. Domeyk (1802-1889).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Domeykite + Pronunciation Say DOMEYKITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 100149
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