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Dzhezkazganite Mineral Data

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General Dzhezkazganite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Pb,Cu,Rh)S2 (?)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 217.81 gm
   Copper    8.75 %  Cu
   Rhodium   4.72 %  Rh
   Lead     57.08 %  Pb
   Sulfur   29.44 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb0.6Cu0.3Rh0.1S2
Help on Environment: Environment: Concentrated by dissolving out bornite and blue chalcocite with KCN.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Approved IMA 1965 - Published 1962
Help on Locality: Locality: Dzhezkazgan deposits, Kazakhstan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.