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Germanocolusite Mineral Data

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General Germanocolusite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu13V(Ge,As)3S16
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,609.66 gm
   Vanadium    3.16 %  V
   Copper     51.32 %  Cu
   Germanium  10.15 %  Ge
   Arsenic     3.49 %  As
   Sulfur     31.87 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu13V5+Ge2.25As0.75S16
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1992
Help on Locality: Locality: Urup, northern Caucasus, Russia; Maykain, northeastern Kazakhstan; Tsumeb, Namibia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named in 1992 for its relationship to colusite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Germanocolusite + Pronunciation Say GERMANOCOLUSITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1991-044