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Haycockite Mineral Data

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General Haycockite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu4Fe5S8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 789.95 gm
   Iron    35.35 %  Fe
   Copper  32.18 %  Cu
   Sulfur  32.47 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu4Fe2+5S8
Help on Environment: Environment: In a hortonolite dunite (replacement) pegmatite in the Bushveld Complex.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1972
Help on Locality: Locality: Mooihoek Farm, Lydenburg, Transvaal, South Africa. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Maurice H. Haycock (1900-), Canadian mineralogist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Haycockite + Pronunciation Say HAYCOCKITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 1949
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