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Hemusite Mineral Data

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General Hemusite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu6SnMoS8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 852.45 gm
   Copper      44.73 %  Cu
   Tin         13.93 %  Sn
   Molybdenum  11.25 %  Mo
   Sulfur      30.09 %  S
              100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu6SnMoS8
Help on Environment: Environment: Of hydrothermal origin.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1969
Help on Locality: Locality: Chelopech, Bulgaria. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after an ancient name for the Balkan Mountains.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hemusite Say HEMUSITE