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Ferrokesterite Mineral Data

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General Ferrokesterite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu2(Fe,Zn)SnS4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 432.30 gm
   Zinc     3.78 %  Zn
   Iron     9.69 %  Fe
   Copper  29.40 %  Cu
   Tin     27.46 %  Sn
   Sulfur  29.67 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu2Zn0.25Fe2+0.75SnS4
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1989
Help on Locality: Locality: Cligga mine, Cornwall, England. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its relationship to kesterite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ferrokesterite + Pronunciation Say FERROKESTERITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 26721
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