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Fletcherite Mineral Data

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General Fletcherite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu(Ni,Co)2S4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 309.31 gm
   Cobalt   9.53 %  Co
   Copper  20.54 %  Cu
   Nickel  28.46 %  Ni
   Sulfur  41.47 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CuNi1.5Co0.5S4
Help on Environment: Environment: Found disseminated in copper sulfides, in copper-rich pods replacing dolostone.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1977
Help on Locality: Locality: At the Fletcher mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the Fletcher mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Fletcherite + Pronunciation Say FLETCHERITE