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Famatinite Mineral Data

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General Famatinite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu3SbS4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 440.65 gm
   Copper    43.26 %  Cu
   Antimony  27.63 %  Sb
   Sulfur    29.11 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu3SbS4
Help on Environment: Environment: Antimony (Sb) analog of enargite (arsenic-As).
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1873
Help on Locality: Locality: Sierra de Famatina, La Rioja, Argentina. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Famatinite + Pronunciation Say FAMATINITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 2857
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